Laughter in Zamiatin's "We": Passageways Into the Irrational

Kinyon, Kamila
June 2002
Extrapolation (University of Texas at Brownsville);Summer2002, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p204
Academic Journal
Provides a reading of Yevgeny Zamiatin's science fiction novel "We" which emphasizes the semiotics of laughter. Ways in which laughter effects the characters of the novel; Consideration of the larger framework of laughter, comedy and estrangement within the field of science fiction; Influence of Darko Suvin's concept of cognitive estrangement within the science fiction genre.


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