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  • The Language of Jokes in the Digital Age

    Viral Humour

    By Delia Chiaro

    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 and bolts of jokes have remained unchanged over time, on the other, the time-space compression brought…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge

  • Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,…

    Hardback – 2014-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Language of Jokes

    Analyzing Verbal Play

    By Delia Chiaro

    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. Chiaro explores…

    Paperback – 1992-05-28
    Routledge
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