The Pragmatics of Humour Across Discourse Domains

The Pragmatics of Humour Across Discourse Domains

Brings together a range of contributions on the linguistics of humour. This title elucidates the whole gamut of humorous forms and mechanisms, such as surrealist irony, incongruity in register humour, mechanisms of pun formation, as well as interpersonal functions of conversational humour

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