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Young,- Linda Ann, Various Aspects of Life as Seen Through
the Humor of Julio Camba,, Master of Arts (Spanish), August,
1971, 83 pp.,.bibliography, 17 titles.
The problem of this investigation is concerned with
determining the nature of the humor found in the writings
of the Spanish journalist Julio Camba. To accomplish this
end the work has been divided into chapters dealing with the
specific forms of humor found most often in the works of
The purpose of this study is twofold: the first and
most important purpose is'to examine the various forms of
humor; the second is to present views of the author concerning
The works of Camba studied are mainly his later writings
in which the author departed from his earlier, more limited
topics and began to concentrate on more universal themes.
The third chapter deals with irony and sarcasm. It
is concluded that the author was rarely bitter in his sarcasm
but did not hesitate to point out the absurdities perpetuated
by mankind. The introductory chapter explains the purpose
of the paper and gives a brief background of Spain's history
and Camba's attitude toward the times. Because of Camba1s
humorous outlook on life, a short study of his background
and attitudes is presented in the first chapter. Chapter
two presents the various types of humor and explains the
importance and function of satire and the essay.
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Young, Linda Ann. Various Aspects of Life as Seen through the Humor of Julio Camba, thesis, August 1971; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131455/m1/2/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .