3 edition of Black humor found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-366) and index.
|Statement||[edited by] Alan R. Pratt.|
|Series||Garland studies in humor ;, vol. 2, Garland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 1503|
|Contributions||Pratt, Alan R., 1953-|
|LC Classifications||PS430 .B48 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxv, 375 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||375|
|LC Control Number||92007387|
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InBreton wrote a book called Anthology of Black Humor (Anthologie de L’Humour Noir) and put this comedy sub-genre on the literary map. The defining characteristic of the African-American writer is sobriety -- unless it's the black literature you buy from the book peddler standing on the corner next to the black-velvet-painting.
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Black humor is humor discovered in agony, despair, or horror. It can exist as an individualized hell or as a generally pessimistic view of the universe. In Slaughterhouse-Five, Vonnegut embellishes the scope of black humor by incorporating irony and by using vocabulary that creates a mock-serious tone, often leading to absurdity.
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This is the first publication in English of the anthology that contains Breton's definitive statement on l'humour noir, one of the seminal concepts of Surrealism, and his provocative assessments of the writers he most admired.
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