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Introduction

Matthew Kaiser

Matthew Kaiser is Associate Professor of English at University of California, Merced, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Comedy in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

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... Matthew Bevis observes, resists being “pin[ned] down to a specific location,” that is because the “comic imagination,” “like a pun, . . . teases doubleness from singularity” (2013: 7). It destabilizes the map, the very idea of maps. “The...

Laughter

Matthew Kaiser

Matthew Kaiser is Associate Professor of English at University of California, Merced, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Comedy in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

4

... him to go to the theatre and see Carlini. He replied, “I am Carlini.” The Hearty Laugh of the Gentler Sex, c. 1875 (engraving from The Philosophy of Laughter and Smiling). London: J. Burns, 1875, courtesy of Matthew Kaiser...

Ethics

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Matthew Kaiser

Matthew Kaiser is Associate Professor of English at University of California, Merced, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Comedy in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

3

... then it is not surprising that satirists have fastened on it as a central image of what makes us human, and as an image too of the relationship between satirist and reader” (1994: 197). Matthew Bevis draws a connection between themes...