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A modern comedy

John Galsworthy

A modern comedy

by John Galsworthy

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Published in New York, Scribner [1963] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesSwan song, The silver spoon, The white monkey
SeriesHis The Forsyte chronicles
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 889 p. port. ;
Number of Pages889
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26562226M

Comedy, type of drama or other art form the chief object of which, according to modern notions, is to amuse. It is contrasted on the one hand with tragedy and on the other with farce, burlesque, and other forms of humorous amusement. The classic conception of comedy, which began with Aristotle in. The Chauvinist’s Guide to Modern Romance: A Real Life Comedy About Men & Women Morris Rollins (Author) The perfect gag gift for the single guy! The Chauvinist’s Guide is a humorous look at romantic politics from a gender strategy point-of-view. Along with eye-opening commentary, the Guide offers a cache of fun images seldom found in .

The A Modern Comedy book series by John Galsworthy includes books The White Monkey (The Forsyte Saga), The Silver Spoon, Swan Song, and several more. See the complete A Modern Comedy series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Jul 07,  · Once, he writes in his new book, “Modern Romance,” a would-be girlfriend’s failure to respond to his effortfully insouciant text sent him spinning helplessly into a “tornado of panic and.

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He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in Brand: John Galsworthy. In a modern sense, comedy (from the Greek: κωμῳδία, kōmōidía) is a genre of fiction that refers to any discourse or work generally intended to be humorous or amusing by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, television, film, stand-up comedy, books and novels or any other medium of texasbestchambers.com origins of the term are found in Ancient Greece.

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