The European Journal of Humour Research

Vol 6, No 4 (2018)

Book review. Bell, Nancy (2017). Multiple Perspectives on Language Play. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 406 pp.

Rania Karachaliou


Book review

Bell, Nancy (2017). Multiple Perspectives on Language Play, Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 406 pp.


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