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The Resource Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, edited by Guy Halsall

Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, edited by Guy Halsall

Label
Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages
Title
Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages
Statement of responsibility
edited by Guy Halsall
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1998
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Halsall, Guy
  • International Medieval Congress
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Classical wit and humor
  • Laughter in literature
  • Aliens in literature
  • Europe
  • Europe
Label
Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, edited by Guy Halsall
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Most of the papers were first presented in a series of sessions at the fifth International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds, 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "Don't worry, I've got the key" / Guy Halsall -- Laughter and humour in the early Medieval Latin West / Danuta Shanzer -- Humour and the everyday in Byzantium / John Haldon -- The lexicon of abuse, drunkenness and political illegitimacy in the late Roman world / Mark Humphries -- Funny foreigners, laughing with the barbarians in late antiquity / Guy Halsall -- Liutprand of Cremona's sense of humour / Ross Balzaretti -- "He never even allowed his white teeth to be bared in laughter" : the politics of humour in the Carolingian Renaissance / Matthew Innes -- Alcuin's Disputatio Pippini and the early medieval riddle tradition / Martha Bayless -- Laughter after Babel's fall : misunderstandling and miscommunication in the ninth-century West / Paul Kershaw
Control code
48469136
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 208 pages
Isbn
9780521811163
Lccn
2001052873
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, edited by Guy Halsall
Publication
Note
Most of the papers were first presented in a series of sessions at the fifth International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds, 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "Don't worry, I've got the key" / Guy Halsall -- Laughter and humour in the early Medieval Latin West / Danuta Shanzer -- Humour and the everyday in Byzantium / John Haldon -- The lexicon of abuse, drunkenness and political illegitimacy in the late Roman world / Mark Humphries -- Funny foreigners, laughing with the barbarians in late antiquity / Guy Halsall -- Liutprand of Cremona's sense of humour / Ross Balzaretti -- "He never even allowed his white teeth to be bared in laughter" : the politics of humour in the Carolingian Renaissance / Matthew Innes -- Alcuin's Disputatio Pippini and the early medieval riddle tradition / Martha Bayless -- Laughter after Babel's fall : misunderstandling and miscommunication in the ninth-century West / Paul Kershaw
Control code
48469136
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 208 pages
Isbn
9780521811163
Lccn
2001052873
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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