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By Marta Dynel

This quantity offers contemporary advancements within the linguistics of humour. It depicts new theoretical proposals for shooting various funny varieties and phenomena primary to humour study, thereby extending its scope. The 15 contributions severely survey and strengthen the present interpretative versions, or they postulate novel theoretical methods to humour with a view to higher elucidate its workings. the gathering of articles bargains state-of-the-art interdisciplinary explorations, encompassing a variety of geographical regions of linguistics (semantics, pragmatics, stylistics, cognitive linguistics, and language philosophy), in addition to drawing on findings from different fields, basically: sociology, psychology and anthropology. because of cautious overviews of the appropriate history literature, the papers might be of use not to in basic terms researchers and lecturers but in addition scholars. Albeit interested in theoretical advancements, instead of case reports, the quantity is illustrated with attention-grabbing learn information, equivalent to the discourse of tv programmes and sequence, motion pictures and stand-up comedy, in addition to jokes.

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