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Published: 23 January 2014

144 Pages | 15 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199552221

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Humour: A Very Short Introduction

Noël Carroll

Very Short Introductions

  • An introduction to the nature and value of humour and all of the leading theories
  • Explores the connections between humour and cognition
  • Looks at its moral dimensions - when does humour become immoral?
  • Written by a leading figure in the fields of aesthetic theory, philosophy of film, and humour
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over six million copies sold worldwide