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THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOANALYSIS !35:169-174 (1975) THE GREAT COMEDIANS: PERSONALITY AND OTHER FACTORS

@inproceedings{Janus2004THEAJ,
  title={THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOANALYSIS !35:169-174 (1975) THE GREAT COMEDIANS: PERSONALITY AND OTHER FACTORS},
  author={Samuel S. Janus},
  year={2004}
}
  • Samuel S. Janus
  • Published 2004
  • The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between comedians and their anxiety and depression and to evaluate its function in their success as comedians. How this relationship is communicated to the audience and its interplay with the fears and anxieties of the audience will also be examined. The world of the theatre has always found meaningfully symbolic the alternate faces of comedy and tragedy. Historically, court jesters were tragicomic figures the embodiment of the… CONTINUE READING

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