restricted access   Volume 16, 2008

Table of Contents

Comedy Tonight!

Articles

Introduction

pp. 5-8
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The Commedia dell'arte as the Quintessence of Comedy

pp. 9-22
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Creating New Comic Stereotypes on the Croatian Postwar/Transition Stage

pp. 23-30
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A Method to the Madness: Laughter Research, Comedy Training, and Improv

pp. 31-39
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Comedy Tonight . . . and Tomorrow: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Laughter through the Ages

pp. 40-51
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Performing Molière's Comedies: Challenges and Approaches

pp. 52-64
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The Laugh Factory?: Humor and Horror at Le Théâtre du Grand Guignol

pp. 65-74
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When Satire More Than Closed on Saturday Night: Henry Fielding and the Licensing Act of 1737

pp. 75-88
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Meat, Bones, and Laughter without Words: Finding Bergson's Laughter in Beckett's Act without Words I

pp. 89-102
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"The Ptydepe Word Meaning 'Wombat' Has 319 Letters": An Information-Age View of Technology and Satire in the Works of Václav Havel

pp. 103-109
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Terry Johnson's Hysteria: Laughter on the Abyss of Insight

pp. 110-120
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Situations, Happenings, Gatherings, Laughter: Emergent British Stand-Up Comedy in Sociopolitical Context

pp. 121-133
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 135-137
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