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Award-winning comedian Leigh Anne Jasheway has written 101 Comedy Games for Children and Grown-Ups specifically to make readers laugh. Laughter provides great health benefits, reducing tension and improving overall mood. Jasheway's book connects readers of all ages with their inner five-year-old, providing 101 games and activities to increase their laugh quota and decrease the pressure in their stress-o-meters. With Jasheway's help, readers can improve their emotional health and have a great time doing it.101 Comedy Games for Children and Grown-Ups includes eight different sections, each geared toward a different genre of comedy. The first section concentrates on introductory games for getting to know fellow participants and familiarizing oneself with the basic rules of comedy. Later chapters introduce games geared toward a specific type of comedy. Each section includes numerous games, which are presented with a general description of the activity, the purpose behind it, a list of supplies (if necessary), helpful hints, and rule variations. Jasheway also provides a key to indicate the target ages for each activity, making it easier to pick the best games for the participating group. Jasheway’s book promises to provide fun times and lots of laughs for anyone that picks it up!

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9781630266394 | Act edition (Hunter House, April 29, 2014), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Award-winning comedian Leigh Anne Jasheway has written 101 Comedy Games for Children and Grown-Ups specifically to make readers laugh.

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9780897937009 | Hunter House, April 29, 2014, cover price $14.95
9780897937016 | Spiral-bound edition (Hunter House, April 22, 2014), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Award-winning comedian Leigh Anne Jasheway has written 101 Comedy Games for Children and Grown-Ups specifically to make readers laugh.

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Product Description: Despite being roundly cited as much harder to perform than its dramatic counterpart, comic acting is traditionally seen as a performance genre that can’t be taught. At best it is often described as a skill that can only be learned "on the job" through years of practice, or given to a performer through natural talent...read more
By Christopher Olsen (editor)

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9781138891401 | Routledge, September 17, 2015, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Despite being roundly cited as much harder to perform than its dramatic counterpart, comic acting is traditionally seen as a performance genre that can’t be taught.

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9781138891418 | Routledge, September 1, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Despite being roundly cited as much harder to perform than its dramatic counterpart, comic acting is traditionally seen as a performance genre that can’t be taught.

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Product Description: Comedy Characters: 3 males, 4 females Interior Set In Tina Howe's comedy, Chasing Manet, a rebellious painter from a distinguished family in Boston and an ebullient Jewish woman with a huge adoring family form an unlikely bond. Inside the confining walls of Mount Airy Nursing Home, the two plot an escape to Paris aboard the QE2...read more

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9780573697562 | Samuel French Trade, January 31, 2011, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Comedy Characters: 3 males, 4 females Interior Set In Tina Howe's comedy, Chasing Manet, a rebellious painter from a distinguished family in Boston and an ebullient Jewish woman with a huge adoring family form an unlikely bond.

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Product Description: The Bulletin reads: Christ the Lord is risen today.  For many people, the beautiful trumpet-shaped white lily appearing on this bulletin symbolizes purity, virtue, innocence, hope and life—the spiritual essence of Easter. The words of the hymn Mark declares what Christians believe, that Jesus is raised from the grave! Let this bulletin convey a message of joy to members and visitors alike on Easter morning...read more
By Abingdon Press (corporate author)

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9781426777127 | Ppk edition (Abingdon Pr, January 6, 2015), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: The Bulletin reads: Christ the Lord is risen today.
9780393003574, titled "The Dark Voyage and the Golden Mean: A Philosophy of Comedy" | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 1966, cover price $18.95 | also contains The Dark Voyage and the Golden Mean: A Philosophy of Comedy | About this edition: In this sharply angled book of criticism, Albert Cook offers a new approach to comedy in literature.

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Product Description: This new edition of Andrew Stott’s Comedy builds on themes presented in the first edition such as focusing on the significance of comic 'events' through study of various theoretical methodologies, including deconstruction, psychoanalysis and gender theory, and provides case studies of a number of themes, ranging from the drag act to the simplicity of slipping on a banana skin...read more

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9780415854184 | 2 edition (Routledge, July 3, 2014), cover price $115.00 | About this edition: This new edition of Andrew Stott’s Comedy builds on themes presented in the first edition such as focusing on the significance of comic 'events' through study of various theoretical methodologies, including deconstruction, psychoanalysis and gender theory, and provides case studies of a number of themes, ranging from the drag act to the simplicity of slipping on a banana skin.
9780415299329 | Routledge, January 1, 2005, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: What is comedy?

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9780415854191 | 2 edition (Routledge, June 26, 2014), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This new edition of Andrew Stott’s Comedy builds on themes presented in the first edition such as focusing on the significance of comic 'events' through study of various theoretical methodologies, including deconstruction, psychoanalysis and gender theory, and provides case studies of a number of themes, ranging from the drag act to the simplicity of slipping on a banana skin.
9780415299336 | Routledge, January 1, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: What is comedy?

Miscellaneous:

9780203312124 | Routledge, December 31, 2004, cover price $22.95

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Product Description: To consider comedy in its many incarnations is to raise diverse but related questions: what, for instance, is humour, and how may it be used (or abused)? When do we laugh, and why? What is it that writers and speakers enjoy - and risk - when they tell a joke, indulge in bathos, talk nonsense, or encourage irony?This Very Short Introduction explores comedy both as a literary genre, and as a range of non-literary phenomena, experiences and events...read more

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9780199601714 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 7, 2013, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: To consider comedy in its many incarnations is to raise diverse but related questions: what, for instance, is humour, and how may it be used (or abused)?

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Product Description: You may love to make your friends and family laughbut have you ever thought of making laughter your job? While many people love to laugh at their favorite comedians, few people know about the business behind the laughs. A willingness for risk-taking in presenting yourself to an audience and being open to judgment and feedback, along with writing and performance style are required to pursue this art form...read more

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9781422231708 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2014, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: You may love to make your friends and family laughbut have you ever thought of making laughter your job?

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Product Description: The book aims at reframing the discussion on the "public sphere," usually understood as the place where the public opinion is formed, through rational discussion. The aim of this book is to give an account of this rationality, and its serious shortcomings, examining the role of the media and the confusing of public roles and personal identity...read more

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9780415623919 | Routledge, November 26, 2012, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The book aims at reframing the discussion on the "public sphere," usually understood as the place where the public opinion is formed, through rational discussion.
9780433398097, titled "Family Mediation Handbook" | 2nd edition (Butterworth Pub Ltd, February 1, 1997), cover price $75.00 | also contains Family Mediation Handbook

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9781138920668 | Reprint edition (Routledge, May 21, 2015), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The book aims at reframing the discussion on the "public sphere," usually understood as the place where the public opinion is formed, through rational discussion.

Product Description: Shakespeare studies have been dominated by theoretical approaches derived from extra-literary disciplines: Marxist, Feminist, Cultural and Queer. This work examines Shakespeare's comedies through a nineteenth-century lens, arguing that the plays reveal Shakespeare's personal prejudices...read more
By Rose A. Zimbardo (not applicable)

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9780773415379 | Edwin Mellen Pr, August 15, 2011, cover price $139.95 | About this edition: Shakespeare studies have been dominated by theoretical approaches derived from extra-literary disciplines: Marxist, Feminist, Cultural and Queer.

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Product Description: "a work on the art and craft of comedy as important in its own way as works by Stanislavski and Chekhov" – Oxford Theatre Companion In 1939, a young, inexperienced actor wrote to a famous actress of his acquaintance, asking for advice on playing comedy...read more

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9780415527231 | Reprint edition (Routledge, February 8, 2013), cover price $130.00 | About this edition: "a work on the art and craft of comedy as important in its own way as works by Stanislavski and Chekhov" – Oxford Theatre Companion In 1939, a young, inexperienced actor wrote to a famous actress of his acquaintance, asking for advice on playing comedy.

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9780415527248 | Reprint edition (Routledge, February 8, 2013), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: "a work on the art and craft of comedy as important in its own way as works by Stanislavski and Chekhov" – Oxford Theatre Companion In 1939, a young, inexperienced actor wrote to a famous actress of his acquaintance, asking for advice on playing comedy.

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Product Description: In this sharply angled book of criticism, Albert Cook offers a new approach to comedy in literature. Breaking through narrow traditional categories and concepts, he enables the reader to broaden his range of reference and to examine comedy and comic works from fresh philosophical and critical perspectives...read more

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9780393003574 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 1966, cover price $18.95 | also contains Chris the Lord is Risen Today Easter Lilies Bulletin 2015, Regular | About this edition: In this sharply angled book of criticism, Albert Cook offers a new approach to comedy in literature.

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Product Description: While other books give you tips on how to “write funny,” this book offers a paradigm shift in understanding the mechanics and art of comedy, and the proven, practical tools that help writers translate that understanding into successful, commercial scripts...read more

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9781615931408 | Michael Wiese Productions, July 1, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: While other books give you tips on how to “write funny,” this book offers a paradigm shift in understanding the mechanics and art of comedy, and the proven, practical tools that help writers translate that understanding into successful, commercial scripts.

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Product Description: Anthropological writings on humor are not very numerous or extensive, but they do contain a great deal of insight into the diverse mental and social processes that underlie joking and laughter. On the basis of a wide range of ethnographic and textual materials, the chapters examine the cognitive, social, and moral aspects of humor and its potential to bring about a sense of amity and mutual understanding, even among different and possibly hostile people...read more
By Lidia Dina Sciama (editor)

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9780857450746 | Berghahn Books, April 30, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Anthropological writings on humor are not very numerous or extensive, but they do contain a great deal of insight into the diverse mental and social processes that underlie joking and laughter.

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Product Description: Comedy has undergone a seismic shift over the past quarter century: from star powered stand-up comics to an ensemble-fueled style marked by support, trust, and collaborative creativity. This shift is mainly due to the long form improvisational theatre structure known as the Harold...read more

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9781137376572 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 12, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Comedy has undergone a seismic shift over the past quarter century: from star powered stand-up comics to an ensemble-fueled style marked by support, trust, and collaborative creativity.

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Product Description: Comedy is a global multibillion dollar industry and it is also one of the easiest ones to get into. Performing Live Comedy is for anyone who has ever thought about getting up onstage and being funny or for those who have already started...read more

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9781408146439 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, April 10, 2012, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Comedy is a global multibillion dollar industry and it is also one of the easiest ones to get into.

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Product Description: Women and Comedy: History, Theory, Practice presents the most current international scholarship on the complexity and subversive potential of women’s comedic speech, literature, and performance. Earlier comedy theorists such as Freud and Bergson did not envision women as either the agents or audiences of comedy, only as its targets...read more
By Sean Zwagerman (editor)

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9781611476439 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, March 27, 2014, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Women and Comedy: History, Theory, Practice presents the most current international scholarship on the complexity and subversive potential of women’s comedic speech, literature, and performance.

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