Abstract In early 20th century, Sir William Osler supported the use of humour as an efficacious tool in medical education, which continues to be used
Abstract This paper provides a legislative and jurisprudential comparative of European and U.S. case Law on humour. Whilst the Europe-U.S. comparison, in the ambit of
Translating humorous literature from Vietnamese into Italian language: an empirical study of humour reception
Abstract The empirical study presented in this article aims to determine some of the linguistic and cultural elements that can influence the production process and
Joke identification, comprehension and appreciation by Spanish intermediate ESL learners: an exploratory study
Abstract This paper reports on an exploratory study examining joke identification, appreciation and comprehension by Spanish intermediate ESL learners. The study is based on a
Abstract This article marks the first decade of the European Journal of Humour Research. We wish to thank all our Authors and Editorial Team
Book review: Grzybowski, Przemysław Paweł (2020). The Laughter of Life and Death: Personal Stories of the Occupation, Ghettos and Concentration Camps to Educate and Remember. Bydgoszcz: Wydawnictwo UKW.
Abstract Book review References Bajhor, F. & Low, A. (2016). The Holocaust and European Societies: Social Processes and Social Dynamics. London: Palgrave Macmillan. Barnett, V.
Book review: Double, Oliver (2020). Alternative Comedy. 1979 and The Reinvention of British Stand-Up. London and New York: Bloomsbury.
Abstract Book review References Chovanec, J. & Tsakona, V. (2018). ‘Investigating the dynamics of humour’, in Tsakona, V. & Chovanec, J. (eds.), The Dynamics of
Abstract Political cartooning was one among the many cultural products that colonial rule introduced in India. This British legacy has been used to produce narratives
Abstract As Chinese people engaged with the Australian cultural scene in recent years, two posts about its humour attracted considerable attention from netizens in the
A pragmatic analysis of humour strategies and functions in 'Jenifa’s Diary’ and 'Professor JohnBull’
Abstract Studies on humour in Nigeria have been extensively carried out from the perspectives of stand-up comedy and computer-mediated communication. There is a dearth of
Abstract This commentary piece offers some preliminary thoughts concerning the Greek memes produced since COVID-19 disease arrived at Greece at the end of February 2020,
Both artistic and comic: the status and significance of humour in the context of Louis Cazamian’s writings
Abstract This study examines Louis Cazamian’s considerations on the nature of humour, which were influenced by Bergson’s theory of the comic as a contrast between