The European Journal of Humour Research

Vol 11, No 1 (2023)

Book review: Davis, Jessica Milner (ed.) (2022). Humour in Asian Cultures: Tradition and Context. London and New York: Routledge.

Tianli Zhou


Book review



Attardo, S. (2001). Humorous Texts: A Semantic and Pragmatic Analysis. Berlin and New York: Mouton De Gruyter.

Kitazume, S. (2008). A Visual Study of Laughter and Humor. Paper presented at 20th Conference of the International Society for Humor Studies, Alcalá de Henares, Spain.

Kitazume, S. (2010). How to do Things with Humor. Tokyo: Eihosha.

Plester, B. A. & Orams, M. (2008). ‘Send in the clowns: the role of the joker in three New Zealand IT companies’. Humor: International Journal of Humor Research 21, pp. 253–281.

Sung, M. (1979). ‘Chinese language and culture: a study of homonyms, lucky words and taboos’. Journal of Chinese Linguistics 7 (1), pp. 15–28.