A look into the critical theory of comedy from the ancient Greeks to modern filmmakers. Topics include: laughter, rogue and trickster, dupers and duped, the fool, the language of comedy, reality and fantasy, and absurd and existential comedy. Note: there is a publisher's error on the dust jacket in the wording of the title. It reads: "Comedy: The Theory of Comedy in Literature, Drama and Cinema."
|Dimensions||height 222mm, width 138mm, thickness 20mm|
|Country of origin||UK|
|Related people||T.G.A. Nelson (author)|
Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection