Boyd, Brian. Laughter and Literature: A Play Theory of Humor. 2004

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Bibliographic title
Laughter and Literature: A Play Theory of Humor
Periodical or collection
Philosophy and Literature
Periodical issue
v. 28, no. 1
Page(s)
1-22
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Abstract

An evolutionary account of humor, explaining it in relation to play, with brief examples from Shakespeare, Nabokov and Beckett.