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Mirth making : the rhetorical discourse on jesting in early modern England / Chris Holcomb.

Author/Creator:
Holcomb, Chris.
Publication:
Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c2001.
Series:
Studies in rhetoric/communication
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 230 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
English wit and humor -- History and criticism.
Oral communication -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Oral communication -- England -- History -- 17th century.
English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Rhetoric.
Courtesy books -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Courtesy books -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Jestbooks, English -- History and criticism.
Courts and courtiers in literature.
Rhetoric, Renaissance -- England.
Fools and jesters in literature.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-216) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
1570033978 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
45582687
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