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Archive for November 2013

Notes on Bergson’s Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic (Part 1?)

November 9, 2013

On the urging of my primary PhD supervisor, I’ve started reading Henri Bergson’s 1899 essay collection,¬†Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic, which is available via Project Gutenberg. I’d read some of the (45th edition, 1938) Felix Alcan French copy at the University of melbourne library, and then switched over to the English […]