The Resource On humour, Simon Critchley, (electronic book)

On humour, Simon Critchley, (electronic book)

Label
On humour
Title
On humour
Statement of responsibility
Simon Critchley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Does humour make us human, or do the cats and dogs laugh along with us? On Humour is a fascinating, beautifully written and funny book on what humour can tell us about being human. Simon Critchley skilfully probes some of the most perennial but least understood aspects of humour, such as our tendency to laugh at animals and our bodies, why we mock death with comedy and why we think it's funny when people act like machines. He also looks at the darker side of humour, as rife in sexism and racism and argues that it is important for reminding us of people we would rather not be
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Critchley, Simon
Dewey number
128/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6147
LC item number
.C75 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Thinking in action
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Wit and humor
Label
On humour, Simon Critchley, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [121]-124) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC668586
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 132 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
On humour, Simon Critchley, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [121]-124) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC668586
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 132 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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