Animal Humor and the Darwinian Absurd.

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      Using Samuel Beckett's Watt as an exemplar, I examine the evolutionary underpinnings of absurd experience in relation to fiction, humor, and animal imagery. Humor in absurdist literature turns on the fundamental incongruities we are hard-wired to experience, making the truth of our animal being less disturbing. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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