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The American Journal of Psychoanalysis

, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 169–174 | Cite as

The great comedians: Personality and other factors

  • Samuel S. Janus
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© APS Publications, Inc. 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Samuel S. Janus
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  1. 1.New York Medical CollegeUSA

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