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Author Ritchie, Graeme D.,
Title The linguistic analysis of jokes / Graeme Ritchie.
Imprint New York : Taylor & Francis e-Library, 2004.

Author Ritchie, Graeme D.,
Series Routledge studies in linguistics ; 2
Routledge studies in linguistics ; 2.
Subject Discourse analysis, Literary.
Wit and humor -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Description 1 online resource (243 pages).
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Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 20, 2015).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The Linguistic Analysis of Jokes will be invaluable for researchers and advanced students of humour research, linguistics, and cognitive science."--Jacket.
Contents Book Cover -- Title -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Assumptions and methodology -- Linguistic preliminaries -- Incongruity and its resolution -- Two models of incongruity-resolution -- The General Theory of Verbal Humour -- Joke similarity and identity -- Manipulating interpretations -- The structure of puns -- Some computational studies -- Pragmatic and discourse issues -- Speculations on joke structure -- Future directions -- Formal definitions -- Examples -- Glossary -- References -- Index.
ISBN 9781134390915 electronic bk.
1134390912 electronic bk.
OCLC # 909552221

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