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Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain

Peacock, Louise

Authors

Louise Peacock



Abstract

Slapstick comedy has a long and lively history from Greek Theatre to the present day. This book explores the ways in which comic pain and comic violence are performed within slapstick to make the audience laugh. It draws examples from theatre, television and film on both sides of the Atlantic.

Citation

Peacock, L. (2014). Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain. London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137438973

Book Type Monograph
Publication Date Jul 3, 2014
Deposit Date Feb 15, 2023
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Book Title Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain
ISBN 9780230364134
DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137438973
Public URL https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4201134


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