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Author Berger, Peter L., 1929-2017.

Title Redeeming laughter : the comic dimension of human experience / Peter L. Berger.

Publication Info. New York : Walter de Gruyter, [1997]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (236 pages)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Self-Serving Explanations and Unsolicited Compliments -- The Comic Intrusion -- Philosophers of the Comic, and the Comedy of Philosophy -- Laughing Monks: A Very Brief Sinitic Interlude -- Homo Ridens: Physiology and Psychology -- Homo Ridiculus: Social Constructions of the Comic -- Interlude: Brief Reflections on Jewish Humor -- The Comic as Diversion: Benign Humor -- The Comic as Consolation: Tragicomedy -- The Comic as Game of Intellect: Wit -- The Comic as Weapon: Satire -- Interlude: The Eternal Return of Folly -- The Folly of Redemption -- Interlude: On Grim Theologians -- The Comic as a Signal of Transcendence.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed November 13, 2013).
Subject Comedy -- Religious aspects.
Wit and humor -- Religious aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
ISBN 9783110810660 (e-book)

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