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Unintentional Humor
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Herman W. Reed
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-27 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Unintentional Humor is Dr. Reed’s third published book. Instead of describing humor as unintentional, he could have replaced the word “unintentional” with other words such as “accidental,” “inadvertent,” “unplanned,” “involuntary,” “unpremeditated,” and “not deliberate.” No matter what word you prefer to use to describe the humor in this book, it
Unintentional Humor
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Linida Gund Anderson, Brent Anderson, Brett Bednorz, Alan J. Lewis
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-15 - Publisher:

Volume 2 of the popular Unintentional Humor® books. Filled with 75 original cartoons that represent the literal mind of Brent Anderson, a young adult with autism. The new format allows readers to guess the cartoons before learning the word definition and origin. A teaching guide is available.
The Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Humor
Language: en
Pages: 422
Authors: Thomas M. Kitts, Nick Baxter-Moore
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-07 - Publisher: Routledge

An essential part of human expression, humor plays a role in all forms of art, and humorous and comedic aspects have always been part of popular music. For the first time, The Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Humor draws together scholarship exploring how the element of humor interacts with
The Linguistics of Humor
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Salvatore Attardo
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-25 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book is the first comprehensive and systematic introduction to the linguistics of humor. Salvatore Attardo takes a broad approach to the topic, exploring not only theoretical linguistic analyses, but also pragmatic and semantic aspects, conversation and discourse analysis, ethnomethodology, and interactionist and variationist sociolinguistics. The volume begins with chapters
The Psychology of Humor
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Rod A. Martin
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-27 - Publisher: Elsevier

Research on humor is carried out in a number of areas in psychology, including the cognitive (What makes something funny?), developmental (when do we develop a sense of humor?), and social (how is humor used in social interactions?) Although there is enough interest in the area to have spawned several