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."

Item number 35179
Category Book
Type Culture
Dimensions height 222mm, width 138mm, thickness 20mm
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people T.G.A. Nelson (author)

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection