Seriously funny: from the ridiculous to the sublime

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Viking, Mar 7, 1997 - Literary Criticism - 258 pages
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The author argues in this book that the proscribing of certain types of humour may not be beneficial. Just as humour has its origins in the cursing of malign spirits, in the present age of political constraint we still need it for our health too.

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Contents

Where Theres a Fool Theres a Phallus
39
The Sibyls Cavern Or Bum Bum Bum
68
Diary of a Visit to a Clown
87
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