Joke-Performance in Africa

Joke-Performance in Africa: Mode, Media and Meaning (Routledge Contemporary Africa) 1st Edition, e-Book by Ignatius Chukwumah (Editor) Jokes have always been part of African culture, but never have they been so blended with the strains and gains of the contemporary African world as today. Joke-Performance in Africa describes and analyses the diverse aesthetics, forms, and…

Jokes

Jokes: Have a Laugh and Improve Your English (Easy English!) 1st ed. 2018 Edition by Adrian Wallwork (Author) Jokes are a perfect format for learning vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and grammar. Jokes are also designed to be retold. If you learn a joke by heart and tell it to other people, then by doing so you…

Beyond a Joke

Beyond a Joke: Inside the Dark Minds of Stand-Up Comedians Paperback – September 3, 2012 by Bruce Dessau (Author) It is not a normal person who wants to go onstage and make thousands of strangers laugh every night—this celebration of comedy by a veteran comedy critic is also a story of lives lived to excess

The Language of Jokes

The Language of Jokes: Analyzing Verbal Play (Interface) 1st Edition by Delia Chiaro (Author) In this highly readable and thought-provoking book, Delia Chiaro explores the pragmatics of word play, using frameworks normally adopted in descriptive linguistics. Using examples from personally recorded conversations, she examines the structure of jokes, quips, riddles and asides.

Cracking Jokes

Cracking Jokes: Studies of Sick Humor Cycles & Stereotypes Paperback – January 26, 2017 by Alan Dundes (Author),‎ Marc Galanter (Foreword) The 30th Anniversary Edition is a candid academic treatment of offensive and sick humor by the leading folklorist scholar on the topic of jokes and joke cycles. It features insightful, surprising, controversial and thought-provoking…

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…

The Jokes of Sigmund Freud

The Jokes of Sigmund Freud: A Study in Humor and Jewish Identity 3rd Edition by Elliott Oring (Author) The Jokes of Sigmund Freud unravels the intimate connections between Sigmund Freud and his Jewish identity. Author Elliott Oring observes that Freud frequently identified with the characters in the jokes he told, and that there was a…

The Future of Post-Human Humor

The Future of Post-Human Humor: A Preface to a New Theory of Joking and Laughing Hardcover – 1 Feb 2011 by Peter PH.D . Baofu (Author) This book provides an alternative (better) way to understand the future of humor, especially in the dialectic context of joking and laughing-while learning from different approaches in the literature…