The European Journal of Humour Research

Vol 12, No 1 (2024)

Book review: Double, Oliver, and Sharon Lockyer (eds.) (2022). Alternative Comedy Now and Then: Critical Perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan.

Nikos Koulopoulos


Book review 


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