Book review: T. Litovkina, Anna, Hrisztova-Gotthardt, Hrisztalina, Barta, Péter, Vargha, Katalin, Mieder, Wolfgang. (2021). Anti-Proverbs in Five Languages: Structural Features and Verbal Humour Devices. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature.
Abstract Book review References Hrisztova-Gotthardt, H, Litovkina, A.T., Barta, P. & Vargha, K. (2018). A közmondásferdítések ma: Öt nyelv antiproverbiumainak nyelvészeti vizsgálata. [Anti-Proverbs Today: A
Irony in fashion memes: a Pink Poodle perspective on the aesthetics of dressing
Abstract The practice of fashion memes is a rather fresh exercise on the fashion scene, and it has been enjoyed by both the audiences and
The role of ‘familiarity’ in Mandarin Chinese speakers’ metapragmatic evaluations of Australian conversational humour
Abstract Although research on humorous practices of Anglo-Australians has received much attention, the understanding of those practices by members of various multilingual communities in Australia
Book review: Sover, Arie (2018). The Languages of Humour: Verbal, Visual, and Physical Humour. London: Bloomsbury Academic.
Abstract Book review References Bergson, H. 1911. Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic. New York: The Macmillan Company. Carroll, N. 2007. Comedy
The idea of national humour and Americanisation in Australia and Britain
Abstract The widespread notion of a unique national humour involves an impulse to apply the commonplace assumptions of national identity that demand uniqueness of identity,
Book review: Oppliger, Patrice A. & Eric Shouse (2019). The Dark Side of Stand-Up Comedy. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.
Abstract Book review References Berlant, L., & Sianne Ngai (2017). ‘Comedy has issues’. Critical Inquiry 43, 233–249. Lindfors, A. (2019). ‘Cultivating participation and the varieties
Humour and belonging: a thematic review
Abstract Serving as introduction to this Special Issue, this article presents a thematic review of topics involved in studies on humour and belonging. It briefly
On the „Dark Side”: Facebook humour used for inclusion and exclusion
Abstract This study examines the use of online humour in a subversive local community Facebook group set up in 2017 by disgruntled members banned from
Book review: Rowden, Claire (2020). Opera and Parody in Paris 1860-1900. Turnhout: Brepols.
Abstract Book review References Bourdieu, P. (1984). Distinction. A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste, London: Routledge. Clements, P. (2020). The Outsider, Art and
Book review: Sover, Arie (2021). Jewish Humor. An Outcome of Historical Experience, Survival and Wisdom. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Abstract Book review References Brzozowska, D. & W. Chłopicki (eds.) (2012. Polish Humour. Kraków: Tertium. Davies, C. (1998) Jokes and Their Relation to Society, Berlin:
Book review: Dore, Margherita (2020). Humour in Audiovisual Translation: Theories and Applications. New York: Routledge.
Abstract Book review References Delabastita, D. 1996. ‘Introduction’. The Translator 2 (2), pp. 127-139. Pedersen, J. 2007. ‘Cultural interchangeability: The effects of substituting cultural references
„It only hurts when I laugh”: tolerating bullying humour in order to belong at work
Abstract Our study examines the impacts on workers when organisational humour is repeated, sustained, dominating, and potentially harmful, and thus can be considered to be
The role of laughter in establishing solidarity and status
Abstract Drawing on a range of American, Australian, British and Scandinavian research into laughter, the current paper will use the form of pragmatic analysis typically
Book review: Clements, Paul (2020). The Outsider, Art and Humour. New York: Routledge.
Abstract Book review References Bakhtin, M. (1984 ). Rabelais and his World. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Carroll, N. (2014). Humour: A Very Short Introduction. New