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mental and moral philosophy of laughter

Edwin Paxton Hood

mental and moral philosophy of laughter

a vista of the ludicrous side of life.

by Edwin Paxton Hood

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Published by Partridge & Oakey in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Laughter.,
  • Comic, The.,
  • Wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Edwin Paxton Hood...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6147 .H6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., [9]-191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6586790M
    LC Control Number16010091
    OCLC/WorldCa9134580


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