The art form that affirms survival, that makes happiness our business and
hope not the gift of the lucky few but a turn of mind to be practiced and
pursued is COMEDY. Comedy as a genre, comedy as a practice, comedy as a way
of imagining will be the object and its frame of our study.
Primary texts by Aristophanes, Larry David, Billy Wilder, Menander,
Shakespeare, Nichols and May.
Theory by: Aristotle, Eco, Freud, Bergson, Frye, and Young.