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ID: 300055911
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300055911

 

Record Type: concept
comedy (general genre) (<genres in literature and performing arts>, <concepts in the arts and humanities>, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Genre encompassing forms of theatre, literature, and improvisation with the basic objective to amuse, humor, and induce laughter. In general, it is often contrasted with tragedy and can be applied in the form of social criticism through satire and political or intellectual wit or applied in the form of pure spectacle through farce or burlesque.
 
Terms:
comedy (general genre) (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,N)
comic (general genre) (C,U,English,UF,U,A)
komedie (genre) (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
comedia (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  B.BM

Hierarchical Position:

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Hierarchy of Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)
.... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <concepts in the arts and humanities>
........ <concepts in the arts and humanities> (G)
Hierarchy of <genres in literature and performing arts>
............ <genres in literature and performing arts> (G)
Hierarchy of comedy (general genre)
................ comedy (general genre) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Genre waaronder theater-, literatuur- en improvisatievormen vallen waarvan het belangrijkste doel is mensen te amuseren en aan het lachen te maken. Tragedie wordt in het algemeen vaak ter contrastering gebruikt. Komedie kan een maatschappijkritische vorm krijgen door middel van satire en politieke of intellectuele spitsvondigheid, of kan puur spektakel zijn in de vorm van klucht of burleske. 
Spanish ..... Género que engloba formas de teatro, literatura e improvisación con el objetivo básico de entretener, complacer e inducir a la risa. En general, y es a menudo contrastado con la tragedia, puede ser aplicado en la forma de crítica social o sátira intelectual o aplicado en la forma de espectáculo puro a través de la farsa o parodia. 

Related concepts:
related to ....  comedies (literary works)
..................  (<genres for literature>, <genres in literature and performing arts>, ... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)) [300201014]

Sources and Contributors:
comedia............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
.................  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) I:678
comedy (general genre)............  [VP Preferred]
.........................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.........................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Comedy" Accessed 8/10/00
.........................................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990)
.........................................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
comic (general genre)............  [VP]
......................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-) precoor.
komedie (genre)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.............................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-)
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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