Linguistic Theories of Humor

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Walter de Gruyter, 1994 - 426 páginas
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

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Survey of the Literature
14
The Linear Organization of the Joke
60
The Analysis of Puns
108
Resolution in Puns
143
Semiotic and Text Theories
174
Scriptbased Theories
195
Registerbased Humor
230
Nonjoke Humor Texts
254
The Cooperative Nature of Humor
271
Humor in Context
293
Directions in Humor Research
332
Appendices
388
B List of Acronyms
400
Index of Subjects
412
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