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Stand-up Comedy in Theory, Or, Abjection in America

John Limon - Drama - 2000 - 152 pages
A cultural theory of stand-up comedy.
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Necessary Madness : The Humor of Domesticity in Nineteenth-Century American ...

Gregg Camfield Assistant Professor of English University of the Pacific - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 256 pages
In this rich, exciting new book, Gregg Camfield explores nineteenth-century American humor from the perspective of gender and domestic ideology, challenging recent theory ...
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Enigmatic Bliss: The Paradise Motif in Literature

Ingrid Daemmrich - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 240 pages
What power has assured the continual fascination of writers with paradise? This book suggests that the answer lies in the complex, dynamic, and enigmatic roles offered by ...
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Mating Intelligence: Sex, Relationships, and the Mind's Reproductive System

Glenn Geher, Geoffrey Miller - Health & Fitness - 2008 - 453 pages
Human intelligence is sexually attractive, and strongly predicts the success of sexual relationships, but the behavioral sciences have usually ignored the interface between ...
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Dictionary of Existentialism

Ḥayim Gordon - Philosophy - 1999 - 539 pages
Alphabetical entries summarizing philosophers and tenets of existentialism.
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A Map to the End of Time: Wayfarings with Friends and Philosophers

Ronald J. Manheimer - Philosophy - 1999 - 332 pages
The author shares his experiences teaching philosophy to senior citizens, and describes what he learned from them about aging, love, and the nature of a full life
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