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The Resource Shakespeare and Laughter : a Cultural History

Shakespeare and Laughter : a Cultural History

Label
Shakespeare and Laughter : a Cultural History
Title
Shakespeare and Laughter
Title remainder
a Cultural History
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines laughter in the Shakespearean theatre, in the context of a cultural history of early modern laughter. Aimed at an informed readership as well as graduate students and scholars in the field of Shakespeare studies, it is the first study to focus specifically on laughter, not comedy. It looks at various strands of the early modern discourse on laughter, ranging from medical treatises and courtesy manuals to Puritan tracts and jestbook literature. It argues that few cultural phenomena have undergone as radical a change in meaning as laughter. Laughter became bound up with questio
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ghose, Indira
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Laughter in literature
  • DRAMA
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Laughter in literature
  • Literature
Label
Shakespeare and Laughter : a Cultural History
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Courtliness and laughter; 2 Laughter and recreation in the Shakespearean theatre; 3 Early modern humour; 4 The Puritans and laughter; 5 Lear's Fool; Select bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn818847348
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781700983
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1553v6r
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847348
Label
Shakespeare and Laughter : a Cultural History
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Courtliness and laughter; 2 Laughter and recreation in the Shakespearean theatre; 3 Early modern humour; 4 The Puritans and laughter; 5 Lear's Fool; Select bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn818847348
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781700983
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1553v6r
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847348

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