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3. In and out of character

3. In and out of character  

Matthew Bevis

in Comedy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191778131
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199601714.003.0004
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9780199601714
Is predictability the secret to good comedy? Character becomes comic as person is reduced to thing, and this thing-ness becomes something habitual. Comic character has a ridiculous ... More
6. No laughing matter

6. No laughing matter  

Poole Adrian

in Tragedy: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775543
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802354.003.0007
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9780192802354
What is the connection between comedy and tragedy? Why do we find tragedy in the arts comic? If the brute matter of tragedy consists of pain, grief, death, and bereavement, laughter brings ... More
2. Getting physical

2. Getting physical  

Matthew Bevis

in Comedy: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778131
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199601714.003.0003
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9780199601714
There is one word that is always associated with comedy: laughter. What does laughter do to us? ‘Getting physical’ considers comedy as a mode through which we organize our knowledge of the ... More
3. The modernist artist

3. The modernist artist  

Christopher Butler

in Modernism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775963
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804419.003.0003
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9780192804419
Early on in modernist art and literature, the emphasis was on the subjective experience and the role of imagery, symbolism, dreams, and the unconsciousness leading to an epiphanic ... More
7. The happy consciousness

7. The happy consciousness  

Stephen Eric Bronner

in Critical Theory: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780190692704
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10.1093/actrade/9780190692674.003.0008
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9780190692674
‘The happy consciousness’ explores how happiness precludes progress, and how this can be overcome. For Hegel and the Frankfurt School, conformism and loss of individuality mark the happy ... More
Comedy: A Very Short Introduction

Comedy: A Very Short Introduction  

Matthew Bevis

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778131
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199601714.001.0001
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book
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9780199601714
Comedy: A Very Short Introduction studies written forms of comedy such as prose fiction, poetry, caricatures, and cartoons. There are also performance forms of comedy such as ... More

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