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1,000 Years of Laughter : An Anthology of Classic Comic Prose (Unabridged) (MP3-CD) (David Timson)

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Laughter is unique to man. This delightful anthology presents some of the funniest extracts in English literature. David Timson starts with Anglo-Saxon riddles and continues with medieval memories, Tudor comic turns, and Restoration buffoonery. The rise of the novel in the eighteenth century brought classic humour from Swift, Sterne, and Smollet, passing the mantle to Charles Dickens in the nineteenth century. Included here are rarities as well, from the antiquarian's cupboard. There are also excerpts from children's literature and twentieth-century classics as diverse as Dorothy Parker and P.G. Wodehouse. An entertainment from start to finish.

Edition: Unabridged
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Mp3_cd
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Author: David Timson
Language: English
Street Date: April 19, 2016
TCIN: 51137241
UPC: 9781522633075
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-0444

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