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Government Manipulation of the Press during the 1956 Suez Crisis
There is a general agreement amongst historians that the mass media played a vital role in the national debate surrounding Anthony Eden's policies during the 1956 Suez crisis. However, little attempt has been made to study ...
Humour and incongruity
The first in a series of articles on the philosophy of humour and laughter looks at attempts made to explain humour in terms of incongruity.
Nietzsche, Zarathustra and the status of laughter
Laughter is not one of the phenomena most commonly associated with Friedrich Nietzsche. Indeed, numerous people to whom I have mentioned my interest in Nietzsche on laughter seem to have assumed that connecting the two was ...
The tragicall historie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke (1603)
(Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992)
In this book Graham Holderness and Bryan Loughrey present another re-issue of one of Shakespeare’s plays, with a view to present a previously un-seen original or authentic version to the time of original publication. Part ...
Matthew Arnold: the discourse of criticism
(Palgrave Macmillan, 1992)
In the history of criticism Matthew Arnold stands as a central and substantial figure, responsible for the establishing of the discipline of ‘English,’ the transformation of which is a contemporary literary theory’s ...