The Comic Hero

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Harvard University Press, 1978 - Characters and characteristics in literature - 346 pages
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Introduction Comic Butt and Comic Hero
One Beggar Man King
Two Jackanapes in the Highest

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About the author (1978)

Robert Torrance is Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Davis. His most recent book is Dante's Inferno, a new translation in terza rima. He lives in Davis, California, with his wife, with whom he enjoys visits from four grown children and three grandchildren.

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