The European Journal of Humour Research

Vol 10, No 4 (2022)

Book review: Marta Dynel (2018). Irony, Deception and Humour: Seeking the Truth about Overt and Covert Untruthfulness. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter Mouton.

Marianna Keisalo


Book review


Douglas, M. (1968). ‘The social control of cognition: some factors in joke perception’. Man 3 (3), pp. 361-376.

Duranti, A. (2015). Anthropology of Intentions: Language in a World of Others. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Foley, W. (1997). Anthropological Linguistics: An Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell.

Raskin, V. & S. Attardo (1994). ‘Non-literalness and non bona fide in language: An approach to formal and computational treatments of humour’. Pragmatics and Cognition 2, pp. 31-69.

Robbins, J. (2001). ‘Ritual communication and linguistic ideology: a reading and partial reformulation of Rappaports theory of ritual’. Current Anthropology 42 (5), pp. 591-614. doi:10.1086/322557

Senft, G. (2008). ‘The case: The Trobriand Islanders vs H. P. Grice. Kilivila and the Gricean Maxims of Quality and Manner’. Anthropos 103 (1), pp. 139–147.

Senft, G. (2018). ‘Theory meets practice – H. Paul Grice’s Maxims of Quality and Manner and the Trobriand Islanders’ language use’, in Capone, A., Carapezza, M., Lo Piparo, F. (eds) Further Advances in Pragmatics and Philosophy. Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology, vol 18, pp. 203-220. Cham: Springer.