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The Comic Spirit: Boccaccio to Thomas Mann

by Schilling, Bernard N

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  • hardcover
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Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1965 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 238 pp, acknowledgments, introduction, The Fat Abbot; Fielding's "Preface" and Joseph Andrews; Slipslop, Lady Booby, and the Ladder of Dependence; Mr. Micawber's Difficulties; Mr. Micawber's Abilities; Aristocracy and the King of Schnorrers; Manasseh's Learning and Triumph; "Tranen-Trieschke...Grunlich...Permaneder"; Hanno, Kai and the "Oil of Sorrow"; index. First Edition, 1965. "The author brings together amusing characters from the diverse pens of Boccaccio, Fielding, Dickens, Zangwill, and Mann, each an illustration of "tolerant laughter." These classic authors were to discern the many ways in which men are weak and absurd, always concluding with a sympathetic rather than a sharply critical attitude." from the jacket flap. Price clipped with a 1/4" closed tear to top edge rear panel dj. Foxed along top text block edge, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth..

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Bookseller
West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
The Comic Spirit: Boccaccio to Thomas Mann
Author
Schilling, Bernard N
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Wayne State University Press
Place of Publication
Detroit
Date published
1965
Keywords
LITERARY CRITICISM EUROPEAN WRITERS HUMAN COMEDY FICTION BOCCACCIO GIOVANNI DICKENS CHARLES FIELDING HENRY ISRAEL ZANGWILL MANN THOMAS
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LITERARY CRITICISM;
Size
8vo

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