Veins of humor. Edited by Harry Levin.


Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1972.

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Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Englisch.
English wit and humor -- History and criticism.
English wit and humor.
Humor.
Literatur.
Wit and humor -- History and criticism.
Wit and humor.
Series Harvard English studies ; 3.
Description viii, 284 pages 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1972.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Introduction / Harry Levin -- On Pirandello's humorism / Dante Della Terza -- Humor in the Ulster saga / John V. Kelleher -- The gloomy Chaucer / Morton W. Bloomfield -- Marlowe's Schadenfreude: Barabas as comic hero / Erich Segal -- Swift's "Rules of raillery" / John M. Bullitt -- De Quincey: humor and the drugs / Jean-Jacques Mayoux -- Dickens and Gogol: energies of the word / Donald Fanger -- Victorian harlequin: the function of humor in Thackeray's critical and miscellaneous prose / Robert Kiely -- Transcendental antics / Joel Porte -- "A man's voice speaking": a continuum in American humor / Walter Blair -- The Titanic toast / Bruce Jackson -- The "Negro everyman" and his humor / Roger Rosenblatt -- The edge of laughter: some modern fiction and the grotesque / W.M. Frohock -- Jewish humor and the domestication of myth / Robert Alter -- Humor noir and black humor / Mathew Winston.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)488452
(OCoLC)ocm00488452
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Levin, Harry, 1912-1994.
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