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Medieval English Comedy

P. Hardwick, S. Hordis (eds.)
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230 p., 38 b/w ill., 165 x 235 mm, 2007
ISBN: 978-2-503-52427-6
Languages: English
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Table of contents:

Martha Bayless, ‘Merriment and Entertainment in Anglo-Saxon England: What is the Evidence?’; Christopher Crane, ‘Taking Laughter Seriously: The Rhetoric of Humor in Middle English Drama, Sermon Exempla and Spiritual Instruction’; Paul Hardwick, ‘Making Light of Devotion: The Pilgrimage Window at York Minster’; Dana Symons, ‘Comic Pleasures: Chaucer and Popular Romance’; Christian Sheridan, ‘Funny Money: Puns and Currency in the Shipman’s Tale’; Laurel Broughton, ‘From Buttfaces to Turd Bowling: Physical Humor in the Margins’; Sandra M. Hordis, ‘Gender and Dialogic Laughter in Malory’s Morte Darthur’; Miriamne Ara Krummel, ‘Getting Even: Uneasy Laughter in The Play of the Sacrament’; Peter G. Beidler, ‘Realistic Stage Comedy in Chaucer’s Miller’s Tale’; Elaine C. Block, ‘Fooling Apes and Aping Fools on Misericord Carvings’

Interest Classification:
Medieval & Modern (Indo-European) Languages & Literatures
English language & literature
Middle English language & literature
Fine Arts & Performing Arts
Art History (general)
Medieval art history
Recreational & performing arts
Medieval & early drama (to c. 1650)

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