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Polish Humour

Polish Humour
Publikacja obecnie niedostępna.
ISBN: 978-83-61678-44-1
Nazwa i numer serii: Humour and Culture 2
Oprawa: miękka
Stron: 700
Wydawnictwo: Tertium
Miejsce i rok wyd.: Kraków, 2012

The volume is the first such a thorough monograph study of Polish humour on the market. It is divided into three parts - the first one offers a broad perspective on genres of humour, the second discusses more specific forms of humour, abd the third is the overview of Polish humour research in philosophy, literary studies, linguistics, folklore and psychology. The articles present humour across the board, starting from literature overview from the Middle Ages till modern times.
Contents

Part I Genres of Polish humour ...............................................................13

Natalia Lemann
Humour in prose literature from the Middle Ages to 1918 .................15
Paweł Kamocki
The comic spirit of Old Poland in literature . . . . ...................................39
Maria Wojtak
Comic effects in the stage works of Aleksander Fredro ................... 57
Izabela Curyłło-Klag
Laughing at life's lowest abominations with Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz . . 79
Michał Palmowski
Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński's Little Theatre of the Green Goose . . . . . . . ...93
Jerzy Jarniewicz
Subversive tomfoolery. Humour in poetry after 1989 ......................................... 103
Natalia Lemann, Katarzyna Gucio
Humour in contemporary literature . . . . . . . . . ..................................................... 113
Natalia Lemann
An orphan in prison, or humour in fantasy literature ......................................... 133
Izabela Mikrut
Satire and satirists in twentieth-century Poland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... 161
Łukasz Błąd
Cabaret in Poland - Polish cabaret . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......................... 175
Maria Wojtak
Humour in the contemporary press . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................ 221
Marta Dynel
Polish film comedies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................................241
Beata Grochala, Iwona Dembowska-Wosik
All we hear is radio Poland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..............................257
Grzegorz Grzegorczyk
Television humour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...................................... 269
Beata Grochala, Iwona Dembowska-Wosik
Humour in the global network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................. 285

Part II Forms of Polish humour .............................................................................297

Grzegorz Grzegorczyk
Winged words - contemporary proverbs and aphorisms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299
Agnieszka Libura, Amelia Kiełbawska
Humour in posters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................................ 311
Maria Załęska
The Polish caricature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................. 353
Agnieszka Libura
Images from post-war Poland in the mirror of satirical drawings . . . . . . . .383
Izabela Mikrut, Łukasz Błąd
The cabaret song . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................................. 405
Maria Świątkiewicz-Mośny
Political humour in the period of People's Republic of Poland . . . . . . . . . . .425
Marta Dynel
Contemporary political humour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................ 437
Dorota Brzozowska
Ethnic jokes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......................................... 451
Agnieszka Uścińska
The Jewish szmonces 1918-1939 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................... 475
Contents 7
Andrzej Ksenicz
Humour of the Russniak (Lemko) people . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................ 491
Anna Lubecka
The image of the Roma in Polish jokes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................. 503
Maria Świątkiewicz-Mośny
Regional humour of Upper Silesia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...................... 535
Monika Kostro
Manly banks and high-heeled bank accounts. Gender humour in advertising . 543
Beata Grochala, Iwona Dembowska-Wosik
Well begun is half done - sense of humour of children and adolescents . . . . . 559

Part III Humour research in Poland ...........................................................................571

Władysław Chłopicki
Between philosophy, literature and linguistics of humour in Poland - an overview . 573
Janina Hajduk-Nijakowska
Folklore studies on humour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................................591
Anna Radomska
Researching psychology of humour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................. 611
Joanna Olejarczyk
Humour events - conferences and festivals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................ 657

Notes on Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......................................... 669

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...................................................... 675