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Published: 25 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387909-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8790-9
Published: 15 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390169-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9016-9
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... Junot Díaz Thomas Hobbes Mikhail Bakhtin humor carnivalesque ...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter examines theories of laughter, suggesting that the Western intellectual tradition’s attitude toward laughter until the twentieth century can be encapsulated by Thomas Hobbes’s notion of sudden glory, which claims that one laughs at other people or situations because one feels...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... of laughter, suggesting that the Western intellectual tradition’s attitude toward laughter until the twentieth century can be encapsulated by Thomas Hobbes’s notion of sudden glory, which claims that one laughs at other people or situations because one feels superior to them. Bakhtin expanded the Western...