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Humour: A Very Short Introduction

Humour: A Very Short Introduction  

Noël Carroll

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
Published Online: 
Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779886
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199552221.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199552221
Humour: A Very Short Introduction considers the relation of humour to emotion and cognition, explores the value of humour in its social functions, and examines the leading ... More
3. Humour and value

3. Humour and value  

Noël Carroll

in Humour: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
Published Online: 
Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779886
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199552221.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199552221
‘Humour and value’ concerns the relation of humour to value, specifically in terms of its social functions. Humour, and the comic amusement that attends it, has a crucial role to play in ... More
1. World

1. World  

Bart van Es

in Shakespeare's Comedies: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2016
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Mar 2016
eISBN: 
9780191789823
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198723356.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198723356
‘World’ looks at the ‘world’ of Shakespearean comedy, isolating the distinctive way that its stories play out in space. There is something dreamlike about all Shakespeare’s comedies—whether ... More
2. Humour, emotion, and cognition

2. Humour, emotion, and cognition  

Noël Carroll

in Humour: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
Published Online: 
Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779886
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199552221.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199552221
‘Humour, emotion, and cognition’ examines the relation of humour to emotion and cognition and begins by considering whether comic amusement is an emotion. By considering comic amusement as ... More
6. Return to tragedy

6. Return to tragedy  

Stanley Wells

in William Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
eISBN: 
9780191788048
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198718628.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198718628
‘Return to tragedy’ begins by looking at the plays Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth. It is a tribute to the Globe playgoers that Shakespeare’s longest play—Hamlet—one of the most ... More

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