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What Should I Read? (Reader's Advisory)


humorous fiction novels

Humorous fiction "includes comedy (the literary form characterized by a happy ending like marriage), wit, satire, irony, farce, nonsense, black humor, burlesque, parody, farce: in essence, anything likely to provoke laughter or quiet amusement."





Text: White, R. S. "humor." Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature, edited by Steven Serafin, and Valerie Grosvenor Myer, Continuum, 1st edition, 2006. Credo Reference, Accessed 02 Apr. 2018.

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