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Author Rea, Christopher G.
Title The age of irreverence : a new history of laughter in China / Christopher Rea.
Publication Info. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]
©2015
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Description xvi, 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-317) and index.
Contents Breaking into laughter -- Jokes -- Play -- Mockery -- Farce -- The invention of humor.
Subject Chinese wit and humor -- History and criticism.
Popular culture -- China -- History -- 19th century.
Added Author New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2016. ZNS
Added Title New history of laughter in China
ISBN 9780520283848 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0520283848 (hardcover ; alk. paper)