Description - The Laughter of Sarah by Catherine Conybeare
The laughter of delight has gone unheard in the Western tradition. This work brings new light to the notion, and has a consistent leitmotif: the delighted laughter of the matriarch Sarah in the book of Genesis, when she gives birth to her son Isaac. This laughter is "heard" through biblical commentaries and twentieth-century theorists of laughter.
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(216mm x 140mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Catherine Conybeare
Catherine Conybeare is Professor of Classics at Bryn Mawr College, USA.