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Title Wordplay and Metalinguistic / Metadiscursive Reflection : Authors, Contexts, Techniques, and Meta-Reflection / edited by Angelika Zirker, Esme Winter-Froemel.
Imprint Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, [2015]
©2015

Series The Dynamics of Wordplay ; 1
Dynamics of wordplay ; 1.
Subject Plays on words.
Metalanguage.
Discourse analysis.
Alt Name Winter-Froemel, Esme,
Zirker, Angelika,
Description 1 online resource (vi, 311 pages) : illustrations.
Note Angelika Zirker, University of Tübingen, Germany; Esme Winter-Froemel, University of Trier, Germany.
In English.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed November 06 2015).
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Wordplay and Its Interfaces in Speaker- Hearer Interaction: An Introduction / Zirker, Angelika ; Winter-Froemel, Esme -- "Equivocation will undo us"? Wordplay and Ambiguity in Hamlet's First and Second Line / Bross, Martina -- Wordplay as Courtly Pastime and Social Practice: Shakespeare and Lewis Carroll / Kullmann, Thomas -- Double Entendre in Restoration and Early Eighteenth-Century Comedy / Goth, Maik -- The Serious Work of Play: Wordplay in the "Dark Sonnets" of Gerard Manley Hopkins / Russell-Brown, Sheelagh -- Lexical Blending as Wordplay / Renner, Vincent -- Non-Canonical Proverbial Occurrences and Wordplay: A Corpus Investigation and an Enquiry Into Readers' Perception of Humour and Cleverness / Arnaud, Pierre J.L. ; Maniez, François ; Renner, Vincent -- A Cognitive Model for Bilingual Puns / Knospe, Sebastian -- Interview: A Perspective from Practical and Professional Experience -- Wordplay in Poetry / Duhig, Ian -- Wordplay and Discourse Traditions / Kabatek, Johannes -- Wordplay in Subtitled Films -- An Audience Study / Schauffler, Svea -- Plays around Surfaces and Depths: Transitions between Two- and Three- Dimensionality Reflected by Wordplays and Puns / Schmitz-Emans, Monika -- Secret Wordplay and What It May Tell Us / Bauer, Matthias -- List of Contributions and Abstracts -- List of Contributors -- Index.
Summary This volume is the first of two bringing together selected contributions from linguistics and literary studies focusing on the variegated manifestations of wordplay in different communicative settings. By investigating basic techniques and ludic traditions, the volumes offer a fresh look on the metalinguistic/metadiscursive dimension of wordplay as well as on its various kinds of interplays.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783110406726 (electronic bk.)
3110406721 (electronic bk.)
9783110406719 (electronic bk.)
3110406713 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1515/9783110406719
OCLC # 948656113
Additional Format Print 9783110406566
Print+Online 9783110406726