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Published: 07 February 2013

168 Pages | 15 black and white halftones

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199601714

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Comedy: A Very Short Introduction

Matthew Bevis

Very Short Introductions

  • Explores various different forms of comedy from literature, satire, parody, film, television, and play
  • Written in a witty and engaging style
  • Considers the range of possible meanings and contexts of comedy
  • Looks at comedy throughout history right up to present day interpretations
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over five million copies sold worldwide