Risus Mediaevalis
Laughter in Medieval Literature & Art
[In English & French]

Edited By Herman Braet, et al.
May 2003
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-5867-205-0
223 pages, Illustrated, 6 1/2" x 9 1/2"
$74.50 Paper Original

Contents include: What about Medieval Humour? Some Historiography, The Comedy of Corpses in Medieval Comic Tales, Laughing at the Language of Love: the Limits of Linguistic Representation in John Heywood's "A Play of Love", Halfway to Quixote: Humour in "Blandin de Cornoalha", Of Wives and Men: Middle Dutch Fabliaux on a Hot Urban Issue, Viole(nt)-Stories: The Violent Story and its Adaptations in the Neidhart Plays, Footsteps in the Snow: A Latin Tale from Charlemagne to Justus Lipsius & Beyond.

Mediaevalia Lovaniensia Series I / Studia XXX

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