What is it about?
Humor and sublimation are two mature coping mechanisms that help the individual to face reality and to cope with the vicissitudes of everyday life constructively. This article shows how a Cuban writer combined these two coping mechanisms in order to produce a creative and funny work of art in his novel, The Color of Summer.
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Why is it important?
The combination of humor ans sublimation has not been described before; the study offers an interdisciplinary view on the subject.
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This page is a summary of: Humorous sublimation of a dying Cuban writer in Reinaldo Arenas’ The Color of Summer, Humor - International Journal of Humor Research, September 2018, De Gruyter, DOI: 10.1515/humor-2017-0052.
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