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The Resource Laughter, jestbooks, and society in the Spanish Netherlands, Johan Verberckmoes

Laughter, jestbooks, and society in the Spanish Netherlands, Johan Verberckmoes

Label
Laughter, jestbooks, and society in the Spanish Netherlands
Title
Laughter, jestbooks, and society in the Spanish Netherlands
Statement of responsibility
Johan Verberckmoes
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
ALM
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Verberckmoes, Johan
Dewey number
306.48109492
Index
index present
LC call number
PT5145.W58
LC item number
V47 1999bx
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Early modern history: society and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dutch literature
  • Dutch wit and humor
  • Popular literature
  • Dutch wit and humor, Pictorial
  • Laughter
  • Literature and society
  • Netherlands
Label
Laughter, jestbooks, and society in the Spanish Netherlands, Johan Verberckmoes
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223902348664
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-208) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : historical laughter -- Land of cockaigne. A laughing emperor ; Ulenspieghel ; Fooling by numbers ; Guessing and laughing ; Printed jests ; The social circulation of laughter -- Laughter embodied. Physiognomy and the decorum of the body ; Smiling ; Shaking ; True and false laughter ; The whims of the laughing body -- A cure for the civilized. Chasing melancholy ; The seriousness of monkeys ; Civilized joking ; Learning to laugh -- The politics of joking. The white god ; 1566 and all that ; Vive les Gueux ; communities of laughter -- Entremets : turning Bakhtin upside down ; Bakhtin and the history of laughter ; does laughter have a history at all? -- Censoring lies. Against laughter ; Against comic books ; Against bared bottoms -- Jestbooks in the Spanish Netherlands. Editions and readers ; Under pressure -- Counter Reformation humour. Festivals and households ; Adulteresses and cuckolds ; Inns and churches ; Princes and dwarfs ; the discipline of laughter -- Postscript : Hispanic Flemish Hotchpotch
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 214 pages
Isbn
9780333665244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)41499267
Label
Laughter, jestbooks, and society in the Spanish Netherlands, Johan Verberckmoes
Publication
Bar code
31223902348664
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-208) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : historical laughter -- Land of cockaigne. A laughing emperor ; Ulenspieghel ; Fooling by numbers ; Guessing and laughing ; Printed jests ; The social circulation of laughter -- Laughter embodied. Physiognomy and the decorum of the body ; Smiling ; Shaking ; True and false laughter ; The whims of the laughing body -- A cure for the civilized. Chasing melancholy ; The seriousness of monkeys ; Civilized joking ; Learning to laugh -- The politics of joking. The white god ; 1566 and all that ; Vive les Gueux ; communities of laughter -- Entremets : turning Bakhtin upside down ; Bakhtin and the history of laughter ; does laughter have a history at all? -- Censoring lies. Against laughter ; Against comic books ; Against bared bottoms -- Jestbooks in the Spanish Netherlands. Editions and readers ; Under pressure -- Counter Reformation humour. Festivals and households ; Adulteresses and cuckolds ; Inns and churches ; Princes and dwarfs ; the discipline of laughter -- Postscript : Hispanic Flemish Hotchpotch
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 214 pages
Isbn
9780333665244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)41499267

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