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Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387824-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8782-4
Series: The World Readers
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374961-085
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7496-1
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378976-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7897-6
Series: Series Q
Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390848-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9084-8
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 03 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380894-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8089-4
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395768-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9576-8
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396413-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9641-3
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399889-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9988-9
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373995-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7399-5
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003410-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0341-0
Published: 04 February 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022718-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2271-8
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022411
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2241-1
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...
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... laughter race blackface minstrelsy violence postracial ...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... This chapter frames this retelling of the early history of American animation as part blackface minstrelsy in order to reconsider some of the classic theories of comedy, humor, and laughter. It argues for the significance of race and racism in the seemingly universal concepts of the laughing...
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...
Published: 01 January 2022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2241-1
Published: 01 January 2022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2241-1