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Author Weitzman, Erica, author

Title Irony's antics : Walser, Kafka, Roth and the German comic tradition / Erica Weitzman
Published Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2014
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Contents Introduction : the comic ethos -- Senses of humor : the origins of comic irony -- The playgrounds of literature : Robert Walser -- Slap happy : comic Kafka -- Bearing wit to history : Joseph Roth -- Conclusion : last laughs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Roth, Joseph, 1894-1939 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Walser, Robert, 1878-1956 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Comic, The, in literature.
German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Irony in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0810167719 (electronic bk.)
9780810167711 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)