This accessible textbook is unique in offering students hands-on, practical experience of textual analysis focused on the language of humour. It combines practical activities with texts, commentaries and further activity suggestions.
The Language of Humour: * examines the importance of the social context for humour * explores the issue of gender and humour in areas such as the New Lad culture in comedy and stand-up comedy * includes comic transcripts from TV sketches such as Clive Anderson and Peter Cook
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