Book Series Profane Arts of the Middle Ages , vol. 3

Medieval English Comedy

Paul Hardwick, Sandra Hordis (eds)

  • Pages: 230 p.
  • Size:165 x 235 mm
  • Illustrations:38 b/w
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2007

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Summary

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’