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2 edition of thread of laughter found in the catalog.

thread of laughter

Louis Kronenberger

thread of laughter

chapters on English stage comedy from Jonson to Maugham.

by Louis Kronenberger

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Hill & Wang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA Drama Book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR631 K7 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination297p.
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18508817M

    A Spool of Blue Thread is Anne Tyler’s twentieth novel and it shows in every flawless sentence A stunning novel about family life which just rings so true—it depicts the bonds and the tensions, the love and the exasperation beautifully A terrific novel.” —The Bookseller, UK (Book of the Month). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.   7. Common Book. This team-building exercise takes place not in one sitting, but over time. Make a large, blank journal or scrapbook available in the break room or other common areas. The book may have prompts on each page, asking questions or suggesting things to write or draw. The DISC personality test is a good choice, as is the True Colors personality test. These tests simplify things and create easily remembered results. During future teamwork efforts, when conflicts arise, a team member can say “remember, I am orange” and the others will know exactly what she means.


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New York, Knopf,   It is, indeed, a book of laughter and forgetting – themes which haunt the book like characters, offering the only unity available. And why (Kundera seems to ask) should not themes be a book’s unifying thread, rather than characters, time, and.

OCLC Number: Description: pages: Contents: Some prefatory words on comedy --Ben Jonson: The alchemist, Volpone, Bartholomew fair, The silent woman --Etherege: Love in a tub, She wou'd if she cou'd, The man of mode --Wycherley: Love in a wood, The gentleman, Dancing master, The country wife, The plain dealer --Dryden: The Spanish friar, Marriage à la mode --Shadwell: The.

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Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding.

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A Spool of Blue Thread is Anne Tyler’s twentieth novel and it shows in every flawless sentence A stunning novel about family life which just rings so true—it depicts the bonds and the tensions, the love and the exasperation beautifully A terrific novel.” —The Bookseller, UK (Book of the Month) From the Publisher/5().

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