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development of English humour

Louis François Cazamian

development of English humour

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism.,
  • English wit and humor -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Louis Cazamian.
    ContributionsLibrary of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18617900M


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OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages ; 20 cm: Contents: Humour and the English temperament: the Old English period --Mediaeval French humour --Humour in Middle English literature before Chaucer --Chaucer's humour --English and Scottish humour after sibility: by Louis Cazamian.

Humour began development of English humour book British literature when Chaucer developed the storytelling tradition along with the ironies that resulted from the juxtaposition of people from different classes and points of view.

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