Taking Laughter Seriously / Edition 1

Taking Laughter Seriously / Edition 1

by John Morreall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0873956435

ISBN-13: 9780873956437

Pub. Date: 01/01/1983

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873956437
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
01/01/1983
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
674,146
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Part One: Laughter

1. Can There Be a Theory of Laughter?
2. The Superiority Theory
3. The Incongruity Theory
4. The Relief Theory
5. A New Theory

Part Two: Humor

6. The Variety of Humor
7. Humor as Aesthetic Experience
8. Humor and Freedom
9. The Social Value of Humor
10. Humor and Life

Notes
Works Cited
Index

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