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Black humor : critical essays / [edited by] Alan R. Pratt.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
1993
Imprint:
New York : Garland Pub., 1993.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxv, 375 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-366) and index.
Publisher's Summary:
Also called "comedy of the absurd, " and "entropic comedy, " black humor is associated with the late 50s and beyond, but some critics argue that it's been around for centuries witness the earliest known example of "gallows humor" from 1739. This volume gathers essays (spanning some 30 years of criti.
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Contributor:
Pratt, Alan R., 1953-
Series:
Garland studies in humor ; vol. 2
Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol. 1503
Subjects:
ISBN:
0815306199
9780815306191

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