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Humour By MANDY HOPE
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Una raccolta di pensieri ed aforismi al limite dell'umorismo. Dal proprio profilo in facebook Criminal Humour propone quanto gli passa per la testa, e lo dà in pasto ai commenti di chi legge... More > e gradisce. Spaccati di vita vissuta, cenni autobiografici e situazioni al limite dell'incredibile trascinano l'ispirazione criminalumoristica dell'autore. Il primo libro, eccezione fatta per le tesi di laurea di alcuni politici e non, scritta con il copia e incolla.< Less
The Philosophy of Humour By Paul McDonald
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Comic novelist and critic Paul McDonald explores the philosophy of humour in a book that will appeal to philosophers and creative writers alike. One aim of this book is to assess theories of humour... More > and laughter. It concentrates mainly on philosophical approaches to humour— including those of Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Descartes, Hobbes, Bergson, Kant, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Freud and Bakhtin, but also explores such fields as cultural studies, literary theory, religion, psychoanalysis, and psychology; this broad focus makes for a richer account of humour, its relationship with philosophical thought, and its bearing on the human condition. Readers are invited to engage in creative writing exercises designed to exploit this crucial facet of humour, and to help them explore relevant issues imaginatively. In this way they will deepen their understanding of those issues, whilst at the same time cultivating their own creative skills.< Less
A Quartet of Humours By Monica Busby Healy
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Monica Busby Healy is a traveler exploring the realms of the heart, spirit, and psyche through the motif of the four humours: the phlegmatic, choleric, sanguine, and melancholic. She invites the... More > reader to accompany her on this passage through the travails of darkness to the light of unexpected discovery.< Less
Humour of the North By Lawrence J. Burpee
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Humour of the North (1912) by Lawrence J. Burpee, a historian, a civil servant, a librarian and a writer. Some day an enterprising editor may find time to glean from the whole field of Canadian... More > literature a representative collection of wit and humour. It would include the productions of such acknowledged humorists as Thomas Chandler Haliburton and George Thomas Lanigan, as well as specimens of characteristic humor from writers who are better remembered by their more serious work. It would also include a great deal of genuine wit and humor, largely anonymous, in such Canadian periodicals as Grip, Punch in Canada, the Grumbler, the Free Lance, and Diogenes; and characteristic passages from the speeches of such brilliant and witty debaters as Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Joseph Howe, and Nicholas Flood Davin. The present little collection obviously makes no such ambitious claim. It embraces, however, what are believed to be representative examples of the work of some of our better-known writers...< Less
Ill Humour By Philip Glennie
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Spanning over fifty years, Ill Humour follows Dr. Anna Mercer as she struggles to treat a patient named Adam Renfrew, whose sickness makes no sense within the terms of modern medical knowledge. But a... More > chance encounter brings Anna into the company of Donald Firkin, a divorced English professor who soon discovers that Anna’s patient makes all too much sense, just not according to modern science. Through a series of manipulations, Firkin convinces Anna that her patient’s internal organs have travelled backward through medical history, taking on the properties of the “four humours” of medieval science. What ensues is a sometimes wry, sometimes passionate story of blackmail, family, and romance. And time-travelling organs.< Less
Ill Humour By Philip Glennie
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Spanning over fifty years, Ill Humour follows Dr. Anna Mercer as she struggles to treat a patient named Adam Renfrew, whose sickness makes no sense within the terms of modern medical knowledge. But a... More > chance encounter brings Anna into the company of Donald Firkin, a divorced English professor who soon discovers that Anna’s patient makes all too much sense, just not according to modern science. Through a series of manipulations, Firkin convinces Anna that her patient’s internal organs have travelled backward through medical history, taking on the properties of the “four humours” of medieval science. What ensues is a sometimes wry, sometimes passionate story of blackmail, family, and romance. And time-travelling organs.< Less
HUMOUROUS RUMINATIONS By Raja choudary SAJJA
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A poetry book written on LAW subject, spiced with Phil and Lit and contains reference to outdated Justice Systems, Laws, corruption, that is prevalent in India. This is like a memoir. The author a... More > University top student from Osmania University was denied gold medal. That is the first blow and how it affected his life? Unlike in the West many talented are supressed in India. Politics, corruption, power play thier role.The verses are thought provoking and a good read for law students, Judges, Lawyers, and Lawmakers or Politicians all over the world. The format of the book is ok. The verses are great. No offence is intended to anyone. Read and judge it yourself. Also read author's other poetry books...THE JEWS ARE THE JEWELS, THE BIG BANG HIJACKED, A BLEAT PLAINTIVE, THREE IN ONE IN SPECIAL DAWN to enjoy author's creative writing in poetic verses for his great thoughts and variety. (All his books combined contains about 650 poetic verses written in 17 days in the month of Sep 1999). www.wonderisindia.com< Less
HUMOUROUS RUMINATIONS By Raja choudary SAJJA
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A poetry book written on LAW subject, spiced with Phil and Lit and contains reference to outdated Justice Systems, Laws, corruption, that is prevalent in India. This is like a memoir. The author a... More > University top student from Osmania University was denied gold medal. That is the first blow and how it affected his life? Unlike in the West many talented are supressed in India. Politics, corruption, power play thier role.The verses are thought provoking and a good read for law students, Judges, Lawyers, and Lawmakers or Politicians all over the world. The format of the book is ok. The verses are great. No offence is intended to anyone. Read and judge it yourself. Also read author's other poetry books...THE JEWS ARE THE JEWELS, THE BIG BANG HIJACKED, A BLEAT PLAINTIVE, THREE IN ONE IN SPECIAL DAWN to enjoy author's creative writing in poetic verses for his great thoughts and variety. (All his books combined contains about 650 poetic verses written in 17 days in the month of Sep 1999). www.wonderisindia.com< Less