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Comedy in Comparative Literature: Essays on Dante, Hoffman, Nietzsche, Wharton, Borges and Cabrera Infante Hardcover – 1 May 2011

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  • Hardcover: 216 pages
  • Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press Ltd (May 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0773414401
  • ISBN-13: 978-0773414402
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 1.9 x 22.9 cm
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"...[explores] a wide range of modalities of laughter - and of related phenomena such as jokes, comedy and the comic, irony, play or folly - across the board and from board and the borders..." (Prof. Manfred Pfister Freie Universitat Berlin) "The authoritative, insightful readings contained in this collection represent a welcome contribution to research and scholarship in the field of comedy studies." (Prof. Eric Weitz Trinity College)"

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