Understanding Comedy through College Comedies

In this book, Norman Kagan explores of the nature of comedy and helps readers discover why they are laughing, new reasons to laugh, and new films to that will offer a source of laughter.

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Author: Norman Kagan

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780761870630

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 198

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In this book, Norman Kagan explores of the nature of comedy and helps readers discover why they are laughing, new reasons to laugh, and new films to that will offer a source of laughter.

Comedies Two gentlemen of Verona Comedy of errors Taming of the shrew Much ado about nothing Love labour s lost Merchant of Venice Merry wives of Windsor Twelfth night As you like it Midsummer night s dream Measure for measure The tempest All s well that ends well Winter s tale

I doubt whether Shakespeare had the learned founder of an eminent Cambridge
college two Edward SHOVEL - BOARDS . ... We may understand the words as
addressed to Bardolph only , which will take away Knight's ground of “ – the ...

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Author: William Shakespeare

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ISBN: UOM:39015005467777

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The London University College Magazine

Machiavelli , too , amidst his numerous occupations , found time to compose
comedies . Throwing off the trammels imposed by servile imitation of the ancients
, he , in accordance with the spirit of the Attic Old Comedy , lashed the vices of his
age in a masterly manner ; and Pietro ... seem to afford a complete refutation of
the assertion of Jovius and other writers , that Machiavelli did not understand the
 ...

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ISBN: OXFORD:555013282

Category: English literature

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Drama League Monthly

Fusion of Classic Comedy Elements with the Native Stock . The growth of the
Renaissance spirit in England brought Plautus and Terence to the attention of the
scholarly writers of school and college comedies , and soon Roman comedy was
 ...

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ISBN: SRLF:AA0013022272

Category: Drama

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Shakespeare s Comedy of Measure for Measure

By the Rev . JOHN HUNTER , M . A . SELECT PLAYS of SHAKESPEARE , with
Explanatory and Illustrative Notes , Critical Remarks , and other Aids to a
thorough understanding of each drama . ... printers , still disfigure the text of plot
in the comedies and tragedies , and the SHAKESPEARE ' s plays . ... position
with the text ; and a variety of is well adapted for use in training colleges
information , critical and exegetical , is given and schools , and is specially
designed to in the notes .

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Author: William Shakespeare

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ISBN: PRNC:32101068144557

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Page: 110

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The Athenaeum

With a humble peccavimus we own can be regarded as comedies . The
termination that comedy in France - keeping out of sight , of On ne badine pas
avec l'amour ' seems to as is but right , productions written for the put it out of the
category . ... In that of men such Classical Master at St. Paul's School . cult always
in M. Dejob's book to recognize as Scribe ... He was received with a view to
explaining the text , and making the Destouches , Collin d'Harleville , Dancourt ,
with much favour ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112042710647

Category: England

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Play Index

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Author: Estelle A. Fidell

Publisher:

ISBN: 0824203836

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Partisan Review

At the risk of being set down as a ludicrous pedant , I insist that Soviet comedies
are lousy . ... Alexandrov has become the leading exponent of musical comedy in
the Hollywood manner . ... This has been described as " a rollicking if by no
means first - rate production , strongly reminiscent of American college comedies
.

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ISBN: UOM:39076000263850

Category: Literature

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The Saturday Review of Politics Literature Science and Art

Athenian comedy is separated from Priest Mr. A. C. Benson , King's College . us
by a far wider interval than Athenian tragedy . ... passages in our own comedies
Second Messenger Mr. F. R. Pryor , Trinity College . of a hundred years ago
which used to “ bring down ... merely by watching Magpie Mr. H. F. Wilson the
stage can form a general idea of what is going forward ; and Jay Mr. C. T.
Musgrave the ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105011794794

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Representative English Comedies

With Introductory Essays and Notes, an Historical View of Our Earlier Comedy,
and Other Monographs Charles Mills Gayley ... the vernacular college comedies
probably more numerous than is commonly suspected produced during the
sixteenth century ... So far as our knowledge goes , however , it is the second
English comedy conforming to the structural type which ... The artistic merit of the
piece has often been unduly depreciated , from causes which it is not difficult to
understand .

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Author: Charles Mills Gayley

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4823686

Category: English drama (Comedy)

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The College Anthology

In heroic comedy the characters struggle grandly , with lordly gesture and
frequently with lordly speech , making noble sacrifices which ... In still other
comedies , neither light nor sophisticated nor romantic , the characters seem to
struggle more or less nondescriptly in ... section of a city high school , the
principal's office ; hears the principal put that least welcome of inquiries , " What is
your home address ?

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Author: Walter Blair

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000029305520

Category: Readers

Page: 778

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Choice

Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of
the American Library Association ... Modernism as we will understand it for a long
time to come will be defined by Benstock's book , Noel Riley Fitch's Sylvia ...
comedy by his Hippolyta's View : Christian Aspects of Shakespeare's Plays (
1961 ) and The Compassionate Satirist : Ben ... Bryant devotes a chapter on each
of the comedies through Twelfth Night , one on the socalled dark comedies , one
on the ...

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ISBN: UCSC:32106007804864

Category: Academic libraries

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Dissertation Abstracts International

LEVY , LAWRENCE JAY COL 23/11 / 4344 63-2269 RESPONSES OF COLLEGE
FRESHMEN TO THREE NOVELS ... 6018 66-1529 THE JUDGMENT
DENOUEMENT OF ENGLISH RENAISSANCE COMEDIES COMEDY FROM
1553 TO ...

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ISBN: MINN:31951D00323047H

Category: Dissertations, Academic

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Representative English Comedies From the beginnings to Shakespeare 1903

... of the vernacular college comedies ~ probably more numerous than is
commonly suspected — produced during the sixteenth century , and that most ...
So far as our knowledge goes , however , it is the second English comedy
conforming to the structural type which modern Europe has ... The artistic merit of
the piece has often been unduly depreciated , from causes which it is not difficult
to understand .

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Author: Charles Mills Gayley

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B3267374

Category: English drama (Comedy)

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The Comic Art of James Shirly

In this study , I have attempted to examine from a modern perspective the
comedies of a neglected Caroline dramatist . ... My most important dis: overy , I
believe , has been a new understanding of that fine Cavalie comedy , Hyde Park .
... First of all , my many excellent teachers in college and in graduate work : to
them I owe a debt beyond evaluation , a debt which I can only gratefully
acknowledge .

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Author: Edgar Leon Chapman

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105036885841

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Page: 430

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Blockbuster Video Guide to Movies and Videos 1996

The new - found riches are used to Millionaire , The 1931 * * * Self - made
cappay off debts until Feds start getting inter - tain of industry ( à la Henry Ford ) is
told to reested . ... ( not the horse ' s ) distinguish this from verse group of citizens
laboring in a British lesser , run - of - the - mill college comedies . ... Silly comedy
clues to hidden $ 4 million ; mad chase en - about mosnter that eats garbage can
lids .

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Author: Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation

Publisher: Island Books

ISBN: 0440221145

Category: Motion pictures

Page: 1586

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With over 300 new entries added since the 1995 edition, this ultimate video guidebook for all video viewers gives a clear plot summary of each film, an MPAA rating, and extensive indices. From new releases to classics, foreign films to children's viewing, this reference contains over 20,000 entries of films available on video.

The Film Lover s Companion

An A to Z Guide to 2,000 Stars and the Movies They Made David Quinlan.
Woman . 1957 : The Amazing ... light singer and even light comedian . In the
1930s he was a staple of college comedies , in the 1940s he turned to ' B ' movie
musicals .

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Author: David Quinlan

Publisher: Citadel Press

ISBN: UOM:49015002920503

Category: Motion picture actors and actresses

Page: 510

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This unique treasury provides information on 2,000 stars and the movies they made - from the early silent films to today. For each star, old or new, there is a concise biography and complete chronological list of all movie and TV appearances. Included are triumphs and disasters alike - as well as Academy Award nominations and prizes. Each entry is accompanied by a photograph of the star at the height of his or her career or in a typical role. Both the old and the new of cinema are found within these pages: Bette Davis William Powell, Marlene Dietrich, John Wayne, Carole Lombard, Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Winona Ryder, Kevin Costner, and Christopher Walken, among hundreds of others. From the obscure (Gloria Talbott) to the mega-famous (Tom Cruise), from the award winners (Tom Hanks) to the never nominated (Edward G. Robinson), from the classics (Buster Keaton) to the luminaries of today (Jim Carrey) - the careers of all are here.

Smith College Studies in Modern Languages

As early as 1834 Hebbel had apparently tried his skill in the field of comedy , for
he wrote in a letter to H. A. Th . Schacht in Copenhagen as follows : " Ich ... When
only twenty years old Hebbel had apparently felt the urge to write comedies . ...
Here is to be found the second factor in explaining the writing of Der Diamant .

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ISBN: UCAL:$B247115

Category: Languages, Modern

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Quinlan s Illustrated Directory of Film Stars

Beginning as a child player in ' Our Gang ' comedies , genial Johnny developed
into an all - American jack of all trades : light leading man , light dancer , light
singer and even light comedian . In the 1930s he was a staple of college
comedies ...

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Author: David Quinlan

Publisher: B. T. Batsford Limited

ISBN: STANFORD:36105024923562

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 510

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Including over 1800 entries, this guide provides a short biography for each star, with a complete filmography of all film, television, voice-overs and guest appearances. Those featured include Jim Carrey, Uma Thurman and Brad Pitt, and there is also updated information on all stars with re-assessments of career turnarounds, such as John Travolta and Tommy Lee Jones.