This book contains a collection of essays by Henri Bergson. Within these thee essays, Bergson explores laughter, especially that which is caused by a comedian. He goes on to discuss the categories of comedic experiences and situations, as well as defining the laws of comedy. Contents include: "The Comic In General-The Comic Element In Forms And Movements-Expansive Force Of The Comic", "The Comic Element In Situations And The Comic Element In Words", and "The Comic In Character". Many vintage books such as this were becoming increasingly rare and expensive. This volume is now republished in an available, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.