Theories of Humor
epub |eng | 2020-06-09 | Author:Viv Groskop

7. True happiness may involve quite a lot of hypocrisy: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (Or: Beware people who dump you by leaving a note in a basket of apricots) ...
( Category: Humor June 23,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-03-19 | Author:Amira K. Makansi

The Night Circus ERIN MORGENSTERN PAIRING: CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL For this book we need something that sparkles and glitters at every turn, shining as brilliantly as the Cirque du Rêves. A ...
( Category: Wine March 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 2004-01-06 | Author:Marian Keyes [Keyes, Marian]

Reversing Around Corners Some time ago I wrote about how I was learning to drive. I wasn’t very good but I was doing my best, so when Barbara, my driving ...
( Category: Gothic & Romantic March 15,2020 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Bertrand Russell [Russell, Bertrand]

VII The great majority of Socialists, in the present day, are disciples of Karl Marx, from whom they have taken over the belief that the only possible political force by ...
( Category: Humor February 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-05-04 | Author:Shelley Klein

I Am Miserable: Husbands and Wives That Dickens’s own marriage to Catherine Hogarth was not an entirely happy one is a well-documented fact. However, they did spend twenty-two years together ...
( Category: Humor February 27,2020 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2012-12-19 | Author:Matthew Bevis

From the 18th century onwards, comedy increasingly imagines the stock type from within, pondering what it would feel like to be a fool or clown (see Figure 11). 11. Henry ...
( Category: Humor May 11,2016 )
mobi, azw3 |eng | 2014-07-10 | Author:Beard, Mary [Beard, Mary]

This is a simple set of connections between laughter and mimicry and mime but one that can enrich our understanding of some famous passages of Roman literature. I have already ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical September 24,2015 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2013-01-22 | Author:Alain De Botton [Botton, Alain de]

In this view, our notion of reality is at variance with actual reality, because it is so often shaped by inadequate or misleading accounts. Because we are surrounded by clichéd ...
( Category: European September 22,2015 )
epub |eng, eng | 2014-06-17 | Author:Roderick Easdale

Treatment What is plagiarism? Did you ever see a play by Freddie Lonsdale called The Last of Mrs Cheyney? It was about a society woman who was one of a ...
( Category: Humor May 27,2015 )
epub |eng | 2013-12-19 | Author:Matthew Bevis [Bevis, Matthew]

From the 18th century onwards, comedy increasingly imagines the stock type from within, pondering what it would feel like to be a fool or clown (see Figure 11). 11. Henry ...
( Category: Humor January 8,2015 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2008-01-02 | Author:Laurie Notaro

At six the next morning, the phone rang loudly, and I froze. I held my breath as my husband answered it, then exhaled when I saw a smile stretch across ...
( Category: Humor December 19,2014 )
epub, mobi, azw3 |eng | 2006-10-26 | Author:Marian Keyes

Get that Dustbin out of my Relationship Corner Feng Shui – sure, haven’t I enough to worry about! You can’t open a magazine or turn on the radio without hearing ...
( Category: Humor October 27,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2003-07-08 | Author:Notaro, Laurie [Notaro, Laurie]

Spooky Little Girl Like You I AM TELLING YOU FOR THE LAST TIME,” my mother yelled from the living room, “there are NO SUCH things as ghosts. Now go back ...
( Category: Humor October 27,2014 )
epub |eng | 2003-07-07 | Author:Laurie Notaro [Notaro, Laurie]

Spooky Little Girl Like You I AM TELLING YOU FOR THE LAST TIME,” my mother yelled from the living room, “there are NO SUCH things as ghosts. Now go back ...
( Category: Essays October 13,2014 )