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Published: 08 September 1988

224 Pages

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195048773

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Playboys and Killjoys

An Essay on the Theory and Practice of Comedy

Harry Levin

Harry Levin--one of America's leading literary critics--offers a brilliant and original study of the whole world of comedy, concentrating on playwrights through the centuries, from Aristophanes and Plautus in classical times to Bernard Shaw and Bertolt Brecht and their recent successors.

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