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Comedy and Culture:
England 1820-1900
Roger B. Henkle

Paperback | 2014 | $48.00 | £32.95 | ISBN: 9780691616063
384 pp. | 6 x 9
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Comedy cannot be understood as an abstract critical concept, argues Roger Henkle; it 'must be studied in specific cultural and historical contexts. From this point of view he examines the development of literary comedy in nineteenth-century England, and shows how comic modes and techniques were used to express and release the tensions of the middle class during periods of both rapid cultural change and relative stability.

Originally published in 1980.

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