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The senses of humor

self and laughter in modern America

by Daniel Wickberg

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American wit and humor -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Laughter -- Social aspects -- United States.,
    • Self in literature.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-257) and index.

      StatementDaniel Wickberg.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS438 .W47 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 267 p. ;
      Number of Pages267
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL683546M
      ISBN 10080143078X
      LC Control Number97030301

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      North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Press in collaboration with The Sheridan Libraries. Two textbook authors with apparent senses of humor are A. Zee of the University of California, Santa Barbara, and R. Shankar of Yale University. Both are physicists, and both count quantum field theory among their primary research interests. Zee’s.

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