Amid the variety of human experiences, the comic occupies a distinctive place. It is simultaneously ubiquitous, relative, and fragile. In this book, Peter L. Berger reflects on the nature of the comic and its relationship to other human experiences. Berger contends that the comic is an integral aspect of human life, yet one that must be approached and analyzed circumspectly and circuitously. Beginning with an exploration of the anatomy of the comic, Berger addresses humor in philosophy, physiology, psychology, and the ...

Redeeming Laughter: The Comic Dimension of Human Experience 2014, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110353938

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Redeeming Laughter: The Comic Dimension of Human Experience 1997, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110155624

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