Translation, Humour and Literature

Translation, Humour and Literature Translation and Humour Volume 1 Editor(s): Delia Chiaro About Translation, Humour and Literature Translation studies and humour studies are disciplines that have been long-established but seldom looked at in conjunction. This volume uses literature as the common ground and examines issues of translating humour within a range of different literary traditions.

The Complexity of Workplace Humour

© 2016 The Complexity of Workplace Humour Laughter, Jokers and the Dark Side of Humour Authors: Plester, Barbara ISBN: Buy eBook ISBN 978-3-319-24669-7 Draws upon actual empirical workplace examples and experiences of humor and fun Analyzes modern organizational humor through a variety of theoretical lenses from disciplines including: management, sociology, psychology, linguistics and anthropology One…

The Language of Jokes

The Language of Jokes in the Digital Age Viral Humour By Delia Chiaro © 2018 – Routledge Paperback: 9780415835190 pub: 2017-12-05 Description In this accessible book, Delia Chiaro provides a fresh overview of the language of jokes in a globalized and digitalized world. The book shows how, while on the one hand the lingua-cultural nuts…

Satire and Politics

Satire and Politics The Interplay of Heritage and Practice Editors: Milner Davis, Jessica (Ed.) About This Book This book examines the multi-media explosion of contemporary political satire. Rooted in 18th century Augustan practice, satire’s indelible link with politics underlies today’s universal disgust with the ways of elected politicians. This study interrogates the impact of British…