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The Language of Humour : Intertext - Alison Ross

The Language of Humour


Paperback Published: 26th February 1998
ISBN: 9780415169127
Number Of Pages: 132

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The Language of Humour:
* examines the importance of the social context for humour
* explores the issue of gender and humour in areas such as the New Lad culture in comedy and stand-up comedy
* includes comic transcripts from TV sketches such as Clive Anderson and Peter Cook

'Just for a laugh?'p. 1
'I say, I say, I say'p. 7
The shock of the newp. 27
'My mother-in-law...'p. 53
'Crikey, that's a hard one!'p. 63
Written texts - literaturep. 75
Spoken humour - television and radiop. 89
Stand-up comedyp. 99
Index of termsp. 111
Referencesp. 115
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ISBN: 9780415169127
ISBN-10: 0415169127
Series: Intertext
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 132
Published: 26th February 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 0.71
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 1