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Taking Laughter Seriously

ISBN-10: 0873956435

ISBN-13: 9780873956437

Edition: 1983

Authors: John Morreall

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List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 1983
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 6/30/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 154
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
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;.

Preface
Laughter
Can There Be a Theory of Laughter?
The Superiority Theory
The Incongruity Theory
The Relief Theory
A New Theory
Humor
The Variety of Humor
Humor as Aesthetic Experience
Humor and Freedom
The Social Value of Humor
Humor and Life
Notes
Works Cited
Index