Prosody and Humor (Benjamins Current Topics)

This is often the first-ever book-length choice of articles almost about prosody and humor. The chapters are written via the famous leaders within the box and current the leading edge of the study during this new interdisciplinary box of analysis. The booklet covers a vast variety of languages, utilizing a number of theoretical techniques, starting from cognitive semantic theories, to discourse research, and anthropology. all of the contributions are anchored in instrumental empirical information research. the themes lined diversity from humor in dialog, to sitcom scripts, from riddles to intonation jokes, from irony in a laboratory atmosphere to irony happening in dialog, from buddies’ conversations in France, to enterprise conferences in rural Brazil. The unifying subject is the quest for markers of the funny or ironical intentions of the audio system or of the style of interplay. initially released in Pragmatics & Cognition 19:2 (2011) and 19:3 (2011).

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