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The Logic of Wish and Fear: New Perspectives on Genres of Western Fiction

  • Ben La Farge

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. The Convergence of Comedy and Romance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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  3. Secular Myth

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
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  4. The Pleasures of Tragedy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
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  5. Conclusion

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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 128-136

About this book

Introduction

Moving effortlessly from Greek to Shakespearean tragedies, to nineteenth and twentieth-century British, American and Russian drama, and fiction and contemporary television, this study sheds new light on the art of comedy.

Keywords

Comic drama logic

Authors and affiliations

  • Ben La Farge
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  1. 1.Bard CollegeUSA

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