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Encyclopedia of comedy

J. Melville Janson

Encyclopedia of comedy

for professional entertainers, social clubs, comedians, lodges and all who are in search of humorous literature ...

by J. Melville Janson

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Published by David McKay in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Melville Janson ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination501 p.
    Number of Pages501
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22940118M

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Comedy, type of drama or other art form the chief object of which, according to modern notions, is to amuse. It is contrasted on the one hand with tragedy and on the other with farce, burlesque, and other forms of humorous amusement. The classic conception of comedy, which began with Aristotle in ancient Greece of the 4th century bce and persists through the present, holds that it is.

In a modern sense, comedy (from the Greek: κωμῳδία, kōmōidía) is a genre of fiction that refers to any discourse or work generally intended to be humorous or amusing by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, television, film, stand-up comedy, books or any other medium of origins of the term are found in Ancient Greece.

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