The European Journal of Humour Research

Vol 8, No 2 (2020)

Book review: Manuel Jobert & Sandrine Sorline (eds.) 2018. The Pragmatics of Irony and Banter. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Aleksandar Takovski

Book review

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Halliday, M. A. K. (1985). An Introduction to Functional Grammar. London: Edward Arnlod.

Hunston, S. (2007). ‘Semantic prosody revisited’. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 12 (2), pp. 249-268.

Labov, W. (1972). Language in the Inner City. Studies in the Black English Vernacular. Philadelphia PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.

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Leech, G. (1983). Principles of Pragmatics. London: Longman.

Leech, G. (2014). The Pragmatics of Politeness. Oxford: OUP.

Louw, B. (1993). ‘Irony in the text or insincerity in the writer? The diagnostic potential of semantic prosodies’, in M. Beker, G. Francis, & E. Tognini-Boneli (eds.), Text and Technology: In Honour of John Sinclair. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 157-176.

Sinclair, J. (1998). ‘The lexical item’, in E. Weigand (ed.), Contrastive Lexical Semantic, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 1-24.

Simpson, P. (2003). On the Discourse of Satire: Towards a Stylistic Model of Satirical Humour. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Simpson, P. (2011). ‘“This is not ironic, that’s just stupid! Towards and eclectic account of the discourse on irony’, in M. Dynel (ed.), The Pragmatics of Humour across Discourse Domains, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 33-50.

Sperber, D. & Wilson, D. (1981). ‘Irony and the use-mention distinction’, in P.Cole (ed.), Radical Pragmatics, New York NY: Academic Press, pp. 295-318.

Sperber, D. &Wilson, D. (1992). ‘On verbal irony’. Lingua 7, pp. 53-76.

Stubbs, M. (2007). ‘Quantitative data on multi-word sequences in English: The case of the word world’, in M. Hoey, M. Mahelberg, M. Stubbs & W. Teubert (eds.), Text, Discourse and Corpora: Theory and Analysis, London: Continuum, pp. 163-189.