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Shakespeare's practical jokes : an introduction to the comic in his work / David Ellis.

  • Author

    Ellis, David, 1939-,

  • Date published

    2007

  • Publisher

    Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press, c2007.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Humor.

    English wit and humor History and criticism

    Comic, The, in literature

    Practical jokes

  • Accession number

    83436499

  • Class

    65.17/ELL

  • ISBN

    9780838756805 (alk. paper), 0838756808 (alk. paper)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    236 p. ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-232) and index. Formatted contents note: Female victims and female jokers -- The privileges of rank -- Falstaff -- The ideal victim -- How far can you go? -- The triumph over shame -- Practical jokes and evil practices.