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LINGUIST List 25.103

Thu Jan 09 2014

Books: Prosody and Humor: Attardo, Wagner, Urios-Aparisi (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 07-Jan-2014
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Prosody and Humor: Attardo, Wagner, Urios-Aparisi (Eds)
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Title: Prosody and Humor
Series Title: Benjamins Current Topics 55
Published: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/bct.55

Editor: Salvatore Attardo
Editor: Manuela Maria Wagner
Editor: Eduardo Urios-Aparisi
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027271181 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 128.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027271181 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 85.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027271181 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 71.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202758 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 71.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202758 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 128.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202758 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 90.10
Abstract:

This is the first-ever book-length collection of articles on the subject of prosody and humor. The chapters are written by the recognized leaders in the field and present the cutting edge of the research in this new interdisciplinary field of study. The book covers a broad range of languages, using several theoretical approaches, ranging from cognitive semantic theories, to discourse analysis, and anthropology. All the contributions are anchored in instrumental empirical data analysis. The topics covered range from humor in conversation, to sitcom scripts, from riddles to intonation jokes, from irony in a laboratory setting to irony occurring in conversation, from friends’ conversations in France, to business meetings in rural Brazil. The unifying theme is the search for markers of the humorous or ironical intentions of the speakers or of the genre of interaction. Originally published in Pragmatics & Cognition 19:2 (2011) and 19:3 (2011).

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Cognitive Science
                            Discourse Analysis
                            Phonology
                            Pragmatics

Written In: English (eng)

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