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summary ½ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ Simon DickieEighteenth century British culture is often seen as polite and sentimental the creation of an merging middle seen as polite and sentimental the creation of an merging middle Simon Dickie disputes these assumptions in Cruelty and Laughter a wildly njoyable but shocking plunge into the forgotten comic literature
of the age Beneath the surface of Enlightenmentthe age Beneath the surface of Enlightenment civility Dickie uncovers a rich vein of cruel humor that forces us to just how slowly ordinary human suffering. S became worthy of sympathyDelving into an normous archive of comic novels jestbooks farces variety shows and cartoons Dickie finds a vast repository of jokes about cripples blind Men Rape And Wife rape and wife Epigrams about syphilis and scurvy sit alongside one act comedies about hunchbacks in love He shows us that veryone rich and poor women as"civility dickie uncovers "Dickie uncovers rich vein of cruel humor that forces us to
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