Slapstick and Comic Performance : Comedy and Pain, Hardback Book

Slapstick and Comic Performance : Comedy and Pain Hardback


Slapstick comedy has a long and lively history from Greek Theatre to the present day.

This book explores the ways in which comic pain and comic violence are performed within slapstick to make the audience laugh.

It draws examples from theatre, television and film on both sides of the Atlantic.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 184 pages, VIII, 184 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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  • Category: Theatre studies
  • ISBN: 9780230364134

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