Comedy, Tragedy, and Religion

ISBN-10: 0791442063
ISBN-13: 9780791442067
Edition: N/A
Authors: John Morreall
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 5/27/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 188
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

#60;b#62;John Morreall's#60;/b#62; previous publications include #60;i#62;Taking Laughter Seriously#60;/i#62; (1983); #60;i#62;The Philosophy of Laughter and Humor#60;/i#62; (1987); #60;i#62;Humor Works#60;/i#62; (1997); and #60;i#62;Comedy, Tragedy, and Religion#60;/i#62; (1999). In 2004 and 2005, he was elected President of the International Society for Humor Studies. His work has been featured in the #60;i#62;New York Times#60;/i#62;, the #60;i#62;Washington Post#60;/i#62;, and the #60;i#62;Economist#60;/i#62;.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Some Basic Connections
The Nature of Tragedy
The Nature of Comedy
The Tragic Vision versus the Comic Vision
The Tragic and the Comic Visions in Religions
Eastern Religions
Western Religions
New Religions
The Value of Humor in Religion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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