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Comic laughter a philosophical essay by Marie Taylor (Collins) Swabey

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Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English


  • Comic, The.,
  • Laughter.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Marie Collins Swabey.
LC ClassificationsBH301.C7 S9 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 251 p.
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4765654M
ISBN 10020800825X
LC Control Number78113019

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