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Linguistic Theories of Humor : Approaches to Semiotics - Salvatore Attardo

Linguistic Theories of Humor

Approaches to Semiotics

Hardcover Published: 1994
ISBN: 9783110142556
Number Of Pages: 445
For Ages: 22+ years old

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So this English professor comes into class and starts talking about the textual organization of jokes, the taxonomy of puns, the relations between the linguistic form and the content of humorous texts, and other past and current topics in language-based research into humor. At the end he stuffs all

List of Tables
List of Figures
Introductionp. 1
Survey of the Literaturep. 14
The Linear Organization of the Jokep. 60
The Analysis of Punsp. 108
Resolution in Punsp. 143
Semiotic and Text Theoriesp. 174
Script-based Theoriesp. 195
Register-based Humorp. 230
Non-joke Humor Textsp. 254
The Cooperative Nature of Humorp. 271
Humor in Contextp. 293
Directions in Humor Researchp. 332
Bibliographyp. 335
Appendicesp. 388
A Humorous Examplesp. 388
B List of Acronymsp. 400
Index of Namesp. 402
Index of Subjectsp. 412
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ISBN: 9783110142556
ISBN-10: 3110142554
Series: Approaches to Semiotics
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 445
Published: 1994
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter & Co
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.8