9-1 | Practically Joking

Book Review

Practically Joking

Moira Marsh
Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2015. List of figures, references, index, and index of practical joke examples. 208 pp. $24.95 paper. ISBN: 9780874219838

by Jamie Saucier

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Moira Marsh’s Practically Joking contrib-utes significantly to the history of play and the study of humor. The book establishes practical jokes as worthy of investigation while also suggesting the necessity for sub-sequent inquiry.