Comedy: A Bibliography of Critical Studies in English on the Theory and Practice of Comedy in Drama, Theatre, and Performance

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Meghan Duffy, Daniel Charles Gerould
M. E. Segal Theatre Center, 2006 - Drama - 109 pages
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An essential guide and resource, providing authors, titles, and pulication data for over a thousand books and articles devoted to this most elusive of genres.

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Contents

General Theories
1
Myth and Ritual
16
Medieval Comedy
33
Grotesque
42
Renaissance Comedy
48
Clowns and Clowning
57
Shakespearean Comedy
65
Enlightenment Comedy
77
Feminism and Comedy
88
Postmodernism and Comedy
96
Acknowledgements
109
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About the author (2006)

Lucille Lortel Distinguished Professor of Theatre and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center, City University of New York; Executive Director, Martin E. Segal Theatre Center; editor, Slavic and East European Performance; editor, Routledge Harwood Polish and East European Theatre Archive; author of Witkacy, Guillotine: Its Legend and Lore, Theatre/Theory/Theatre, and translations of Polish and Russian drama.

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