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Tudor Theatre- For Laughs (?)- Pour rire (?)

Puzzling laughter in plays of the Tudor age- Rires et problèmes dans le théâtre des Tudor


Centre d'Etudes

Contents/Contenu: Roberta Mullini: Introduction – Greg Walker: Laughable Men: Comedy and Masculinity from Chaucer to Shakespeare – Maria Katarzyna Greenwood: Garlands of Derision: the Thematic Imagery in Chaucer’s The Knight's Tale and Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night's Dream – Gaëlle Branford: Laughter in Joseph’s Trouble (York Cycle). Visual Strategies and Mystical Revelation – Pauline Blanc: La fonction du rire carnavalesque dans le théâtre des Tudor – Jean-Paul Debax: Oh, oh, oh, Ah, ah, ah. The Meanings of Laughter in the Interludes – Bob Godfrey: Sin, Vice and the Laughter of the Gods: an Erasmian Perspective on an Early Tudor Interlude – Peter Happé: Laughter in Court: Four Tudor Comedies (1518-1585), from Skelton to Lyly – Roberta Mullini: Laughter and Honest Mirthe in Roister Doister and Vincenzo Maggi's De Ridiculus – Donald Beecher: Muted Laughter: The Aesthetics of Renaissance Tragicomedy – François Laroque: Slaughter and Laughter: Cruel Comedy in fin-de-siècle Tudor Drama – Marie-Hélène Besnault: Richard III et le rire – Stefania d’Agata d’Ottavi: Tragicomedy and Laughter: The case of Measure for Measure – Raphaëlle Costa de Beauregard: Laughter Chastened or Arden Language: A Study of Comic Languages in As You Like It – Martine Y. Gamaury: Le rire, le visible et l’invisible dans La Tempête de Shakespeare – Philippa Berry: Tudor Laughter on the Verge of Metamorphosis: Ben Jonson and the Comedy of the Far-Fet – Howard B. Norland: Leavening Laughter in The Shoemakers’ Holiday – Theresia De Vroom: Humor in Heywood’s Tragic Farce of Adultery: A Woman Killed with Kindness (1603) – Angela Hurworth: Laughter Anatomised: Renaissance Popular Medecine and Revenge Tragedy – Christine Sukic: Agélastes, saturniens et autres mélancoliques. Rite, héroïsme dans quelques pièces élisabéthaines et jacobéennes.