Treatise On Laughter by Laurent Joubert

Treatise On Laughter

byLaurent Joubert, Gregory de Rocher

Kobo ebook | November 22, 2016

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Laurent Joubert (b. 1529) was an important figure in the medical world of the French Renaissance. His monumental Treatise on Laughter provides categories and examples of the laughable. The work describes laughter, its causes and effects, its types and differences. His subdivisions and categories, along with their examples, furnish today's critic and reader with a Renaissance vision of comic commonplaces. It is this vision that may prove to be of great value in analyzing comic literature of the Renaissance.

Title:Treatise On LaughterFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 22, 2016Publisher:University of Alabama PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0817390553

ISBN - 13:9780817390556

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