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Laughter and narrative in the later Middle Ages

Sebastian Coxon

Laughter and narrative in the later Middle Ages

German comic tales 1350-1525

by Sebastian Coxon

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Published by Legenda in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- Middle High German, 1050-1500 -- History and criticism,
  • Laughter in literature,
  • Humor in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-210) and index.

    StatementSebastian Coxon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT134.L27 C69 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23198272M
    ISBN 10190598183X
    ISBN 109781905981830
    LC Control Number2009291313

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