Playboys and Killjoys: An Essay on the Theory and Practice of Comedy

Playboys and Killjoys: An Essay on the Theory and Practice of Comedy

by Harry T. Levin
ISBN-10:
0195048776
ISBN-13:
9780195048773
Pub. Date:
09/28/1988
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
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Playboys and Killjoys: An Essay on the Theory and Practice of Comedy

Harry Levin--one of America's major literary critics--offers a brilliant and original study of the whole world of comedy, concentrating on playwrights through the centuries, from Aristophanes and Plautus in classical times to Bernard Shaw and Bertolt Brecht and their successors.

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ISBN-13: 9780195048773
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/28/1988
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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