French Laughter: Literary Humour from Diderot to Tournier

by

Write The First Customer Review
French Laughter: Literary Humour from Diderot to Tournier - Redfern, Walter
Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency
Cash for Textbooks

Textbook Buyback

The culmination of a lifetime's fascination with humor in all its forms, this book is the first in any language to embrace such an impressive span of authors and such a broad range of topics in French literary humor. In nine wide-ranging chapters Walter Redfern considers diverse writers and topics, including: Diderot, viewed as a laughing philosopher, mainly through his fiction (Les Bijoux indiscrets, Le Neeu de Rameau, and Jacques le fataliste); humorlessness, corraling Rousseau, Sade, the Christian God, and Jean-Pierre ...

French Laughter: Literary Humour from Diderot to Tournier 2008, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199237579

Hardcover

Select