Download e-book for iPad: Encyclopedia of Humor Studies by Salvatore I. Attardo

By Salvatore I. Attardo

The Encyclopedia of Humor: A Social History explores the idea that of humor in historical past and sleek society within the usa and across the world. This work’s scope encompasses the humor of youngsters, adults, and even nonhuman primates in the course of the a while, from crude jokes and easy slapstick to stylish be aware play and ironic parody and satire. As an educational social historical past, it comprises the views of a variety of disciplines, together with sociology, baby improvement, social psychology, life-style background, verbal exchange, and leisure media. Readers will strengthen an figuring out of the significance of humor because it has constructed globally all through heritage and have fun with its results on baby and grownup development, in particular within the components of future health, creativity, social improvement, and mind's eye. This two-volume set comes in either print and digital formats.

Features & Benefits:

  • The normal Editor additionally serves as Editor-in-Chief of HUMOR: foreign magazine of Humor examine for The foreign Society for Humor reviews.
  • The book’s 335 articles are prepared in A-to-Z style in volumes (approximately 1,000 pages).
  • This paintings is more desirable by way of an creation via the final Editor, a Foreword, an inventory of the articles and individuals, and a Reader’s consultant that teams comparable entries thematically.
  • A Chronology of Humor, a source consultant, and a close Index are incorporated.
  • Each access concludes with References/Further Readings and go references to similar entries.
  • The Index, Reader’s advisor issues, and go references among and between comparable entries mix to supply powerful search-and-browse beneficial properties within the digital model.

This two-volume, A-to-Z set presents a basic, non-technical source for college students and researchers in such varied fields as conversation and media reviews, sociology and anthropology, social and cognitive psychology, historical past, literature and linguistics, and pop culture and folklore.

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