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On humour

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wit and humor -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [121]-124) and index.

    StatementSimon Critchley.
    SeriesThinking in action
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6147 .C75 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3559550M
    ISBN 100415251206, 0415251214
    LC Control Number2002021999


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