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Contents Acknowledgments 000 Introduction 000 Part One Visual Humor 000 1. Words or Images? Degrees of Visuality in Roman Humor 000 2. Funny Faces; Onstage and Off 000 3. Double Takes 000 4. Apotropaic Laughter 000 Part Two Social Humor 000 5. Power over the Other; or the Other's Power? Laughing at the Pygmy and the Aethiops 000 6. Who's Laughing? Modern Scholars and Ancient Viewers in Class Conflict 000 7. Parody in Elite Visual Culture at Pompeii: Heroes, Gods, and Foundation Myths 000 Part Three Sexual Humor 000 8. Sexual Humor and the Gods 000 9. Laughing at Human Sexual Folly 000 Conclusion 000 Notes 000 Bibliography 000 List of Illustrations 000 Index 000
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Wit and humor in art.