humor/comedy - indian & comparative

Roland Steiner steiner at Mailer.Uni-Marburg.DE
Tue Feb 11 02:49:09 EST 1997


On Tue, 11 Feb 1997 06:29:35 GMT, Kishore Krshna wrote:

>Can anyone point me to work on humor/comedy in Indian literature?
>Also, any work comparing the Indian view of comedy and the
>Western view.
>
>thanks,
>Kishore

Lee Siegel: Laughing Matters. Comic Tradition in India. Delhi, etc.: 
Motilal Banarsidass 1989. [First Edition: Chicago 1987].
Vorstelijke Humor. Drie kluchten uit het klassieke India, uit het Sanskrit 
vertaald en ingeleid door Herman Tieken en Godard Schokker. Leiden, New 
York, Kobenhavn, Koeln: E.J. Brill 1991.
Volker M. Tschannerl: Das Lachen in der altindischen Literatur. Bern 1993 
(Europaeische Hochschulschriften: Reihe 27, Asiatische und afrikanische 
Studien, 37.)




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