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The language of humor : an introduction / Alleen Pace Nilsen and Don L.F. Nilsen, Arizona State University
VerfasserNilsen, Alleen Pace In der Gemeinsamen Normdatei der DNB nachschlagen In Wikipedia suchen nach Alleen Pace Nilsen ; Nilsen, Don Lee Fred In der Gemeinsamen Normdatei der DNB nachschlagen In Wikipedia suchen nach Don Lee Fred Nilsen
ErschienenCambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019
Umfangxiv, 387 Seiten
Includes bibliographical references and index
SchlagwörterEnglisch In Wikipedia suchen nach Englisch / Humor In Wikipedia suchen nach Humor / Linguistik In Wikipedia suchen nach Linguistik
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"Introduction: Much of today's communication is carried out through various kinds of humor, and we therefore need to be able to understand its many aspects. Written by two of the world's leading pioneers in humor studies, Alleen and Don Nilsen explore how humor can be explained across the numerous sub-disciplines of linguistics. Drawing on examples from language play and jokes in a range of real-life contexts, such as art, business, marketing, comedy, creative writing, science, journalism, and politics, the authors use their own theory of 'Features, Functions, and Subjects of Humor' to analyze humor across all disciplines. Each highly accessible chapter uses a rich array of examples to stimulate discussion and interaction even in large classes. Supplemental PowerPoints to accompany each of the twenty-five chapters are available online, taking many of the insights from the chapters for further interactional discussions with the students" --