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The Resource Comedy, meaning and form, edited with an introduction by Robert W. Corrigan, New York University

Comedy, meaning and form, edited with an introduction by Robert W. Corrigan, New York University

Label
Comedy, meaning and form
Title
Comedy, meaning and form
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction by Robert W. Corrigan, New York University
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-1993
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Corrigan, Robert W.
Dewey number
809.2
Illustrations
illuminations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1922
LC item number
.C63 1965
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comedy
  • Comic, The, in literature
  • Literary form
Label
Comedy, meaning and form, edited with an introduction by Robert W. Corrigan, New York University
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 479-481)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Comedy and the comic spirit / Robert W. Corrigan -- I. The spirit of comedy -- Comedy / Christopher Fry -- The meanings of comedy / Wylie Sypher -- Notes on the comic / W.H. Auden -- The comic mask and carnival / George Santayana -- The bias of comedy and the narrow escape into faith / Nathan A. Scott -- II. The form of comedy -- The comic rhythm / Susanne Langer -- The mythos of spring: comedy / Northrop Frye -- Comedy and laughter / Benjamin Lehmann -- III. The characteristics of comedy -- Notes on comedy / L.C. Whites -- The sense of regain: a theory of comedy / Harold H. Watts -- The subject matter of comedy / L.J. Potts -- Comedy / Arthur Koestler -- IV. The nature of comedy -- The comedy of Charlie Chaplin / Al Capp -- Types of comedy / J.L. Styan -- Whatever happened to comedy? / Richard Duprey -- V. The psychology of comedy -- Jokes and the comic / Sigmund Freud -- On the psychology of comedy / Ludwig Jekels -- Beyond laughter: a summing up / Martin Grotjahn -- VI. On farce and satire -- Farce / Eric Bentley -- Farce / Vsevolod Meyerhold -- Farce as method / Robert C. Stephenson -- The satirist and society / R.C. Elliott -- "It's hideously true" / Al Capp -- VII. The criticism of comedy -- Aristophanic comedy: the conscience of a conservative / Robert W. Corrigan -- The Saturnalian pattern in Shakespeare's comedy / C.L. Barber -- Moliere and farce / Gustave Lanson -- Restoration comedy: the reality and the myth / L.C. Knights -- Shaw's abstract clarity / Reed Whittemore -- A comic complex and a complex comic / Ruby Cohn -- VIII. From the classics of comic theory -- Preface to Tartuffe / Moliere -- On the essence of laughter / Charles Baudelaire -- From An essay on comedy / George Meredith -- From Laughter / Henri Bergson
Control code
ocm00330332
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 481 pages
Isbn
9780810200708
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
65017452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)00330332
Label
Comedy, meaning and form, edited with an introduction by Robert W. Corrigan, New York University
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 479-481)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Comedy and the comic spirit / Robert W. Corrigan -- I. The spirit of comedy -- Comedy / Christopher Fry -- The meanings of comedy / Wylie Sypher -- Notes on the comic / W.H. Auden -- The comic mask and carnival / George Santayana -- The bias of comedy and the narrow escape into faith / Nathan A. Scott -- II. The form of comedy -- The comic rhythm / Susanne Langer -- The mythos of spring: comedy / Northrop Frye -- Comedy and laughter / Benjamin Lehmann -- III. The characteristics of comedy -- Notes on comedy / L.C. Whites -- The sense of regain: a theory of comedy / Harold H. Watts -- The subject matter of comedy / L.J. Potts -- Comedy / Arthur Koestler -- IV. The nature of comedy -- The comedy of Charlie Chaplin / Al Capp -- Types of comedy / J.L. Styan -- Whatever happened to comedy? / Richard Duprey -- V. The psychology of comedy -- Jokes and the comic / Sigmund Freud -- On the psychology of comedy / Ludwig Jekels -- Beyond laughter: a summing up / Martin Grotjahn -- VI. On farce and satire -- Farce / Eric Bentley -- Farce / Vsevolod Meyerhold -- Farce as method / Robert C. Stephenson -- The satirist and society / R.C. Elliott -- "It's hideously true" / Al Capp -- VII. The criticism of comedy -- Aristophanic comedy: the conscience of a conservative / Robert W. Corrigan -- The Saturnalian pattern in Shakespeare's comedy / C.L. Barber -- Moliere and farce / Gustave Lanson -- Restoration comedy: the reality and the myth / L.C. Knights -- Shaw's abstract clarity / Reed Whittemore -- A comic complex and a complex comic / Ruby Cohn -- VIII. From the classics of comic theory -- Preface to Tartuffe / Moliere -- On the essence of laughter / Charles Baudelaire -- From An essay on comedy / George Meredith -- From Laughter / Henri Bergson
Control code
ocm00330332
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 481 pages
Isbn
9780810200708
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
65017452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)00330332

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