The Cambridge Introduction to Comedy

The Cambridge Introduction to Comedy

by Eric Weitz
     
 

A 'how to' guide on reading comic texts, covering comedy's origins and characteristics with reference to literature, film and television.See more details below

Overview

A 'how to' guide on reading comic texts, covering comedy's origins and characteristics with reference to literature, film and television.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521540261
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2009
Series:
Cambridge Introductions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction: Thinking about comedy; 1. Reading comedy; 2. Comedy's foundations; 3. Comedy's devices; 4. Comedy in the flesh; 5. Comedy's range; 6. Comedy and society; Further reading.

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