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Bibliography, etc. note: Bibliography: p. 219-229. - Includes index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Introduction : "Whither Python?" - The reading(s) of a national poet - "And now for something completely different(?)" : Shakespeare, Jonson, and Monty Python - "Is not the truth the truth?" : (ab)uses of history - "I pray you lend me your dwarf" : structures of humor - (Ad)dressing the other - Conclusion.