Comedy in space, time, and the imagination

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Nelson-Hall, Jan 1, 1983 - Performing Arts - 362 pages
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Contents

The Woes of Comedy
3
A Definition of Comedy
13
The Range and Limits of Comedy
33
An Emotive Corollary Definition
51
LUCRATIVE
67
Aristophanes
69
Plautuss Menaechmi
83
Twelfth Night
97
The Detective Story
163
SOMBRE
181
The Merchant of Venice
183
Chekhovs The Cherry Orchard
205
Old Testament Comedy
267
Gospel Comedy
287
Everyman and Pilgrims Progress
301
Apocalyptic Comedy
321

Moliere
113
Shaw
131
POPULAR
147
The Western
149
Notes
345
Bibliography
351
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