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Cruelty and laughter

Simon Dickie

Cruelty and laughter

forgotten comic literature and the unsentimental Eighteenth Century

by Simon Dickie

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cruelty in literature,
  • English wit and humor,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSimon Dickie
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR935 .D53 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 362 p. :
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25194077M
    ISBN 100226146189
    ISBN 109780226146188
    LC Control Number2011004069

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    We may think of cruel laughter as insensitive and out of touch today, but it's been around for a long time [source: Morreall].In the late Middle Ages, for instance, there's record of residents buying a condemned criminal from a different town just so they could enjoy quartering him themselves [source: Morreall]. Add to that derisive laughter's place in ancient texts. By contrast, Mr. Goldhagen says, ''the Germans' killing of the Jews was often wrathful, preceded and attended by cruelty, degradation, mockery, and Mephistophelean laughter. Why?'' Mr. Goldhagen's answer centers on the Germans' hatred for the Jews, a hatred so deep that it was akin to a kind of mysticism: ''In their eyes, der Jude is not merely.

    The most comprehensive book on animal rights out today, The PETA Practical Guide to Animal Rights lists hundreds of easy ways to stop cruelty. Written by PETA President Ingrid Newkirk, it provides facts, personal insight, inspiration, ideas, and resources. Laughter is a collection of three essays by French philosopher Henri Bergson, first published in It was written in French, the original title is Le sur la signification du comique (Laughter, an essay on the meaning of the comic).As Mark Sinclair comments in Bergson (): with this essay 'Bergson belongs to the small number of major philosophers to have .


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The question of cruelty is inevitably tied to questions of moral philosophy, the nature of evil, free will and responsibility. It's a book review. In Cruelty & Laughter: Forgotten Comic Literature and the Unsentimental Eighteenth Century, University of Toronto English professor Simon Dickie argues that the ribald antics of literary rogues like Peregrine Pickle were more reflective of the social mores of British society — both upper and lower class — than the comparatively polite.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: The unsentimental Eighteenth Century, --Jestbooks and the indifference to reform --Nasty jokes, polite women --How to be a wit --Cripples, hunchbacks, and the limits of sympathy --Epigrams and literary freaks --Dancing cripples.

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Cruelty and Laughter: Forgotten Comic Literature and the Unsentimental Eighteenth Century Simon Dickie Abstract. Eighteenth-century British culture is often seen as polite and sentimental—the creation of an emerging middle class. This book disputes these assumptions, plunging into the forgotten comic literature of the age.

Author: Simon Dickie. In Cruelty and Laughter, Simon Dickie proves that cultural shifts towards sympathy and benevolence in eighteenth-century England did little to displace an enduring comic tradition that delighted in the misfortunes of cripples, beggars, orphans, illiterate servants, rape victims, and also leaves us wondering if the apparent rise of sentiment exemplifies any.

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