The European Journal of Humour Research

Vol 11, No 2 (2023)

Book review: Bonello, Krista, Giappone, Rutter, Francis, Fred & Mackenzie, Iain (eds.). (2018). Comedy and Critical Thought: Laughter as Resistance. London/New York: Rowman & Littlefield International.

Theodora Saltidou


Book review


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