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Looking at laughter

Clarke, John R.

Looking at laughter

humor, power, and transgression in Roman visual culture, 100 B.C.-A.D. 250

by Clarke, John R.

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wit and humor in art,
  • Arts, Roman

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn R. Clarke.
    SeriesAhmanson-Murphy fine arts book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX650.W58 C53 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17973098M
    ISBN 109780520237339
    LC Control Number2007022331

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