The European Journal of Humour Research

Vol 9, No 3 (2021)

Book review: Sinkeviciute, Valeria. (2018). Conversational Humour and (Im)politeness. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Vasia Tsami,Vasiliki Saloustrou



Book review




Arendholz, J. (2013). (In)appropriate Online Behaviour: Α Pragmatic Analysis of Message Board Relations. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Culpeper, J., O’Driscoll, J., & Hardaker, C. (2019). ‘Notions of politeness in Britain and North America’, in E. Ogiermann & P. Garcés-Conejos Blitvich (eds.), From Speech Acts to Lay Understandings of Politeness. Multilingual and Multicultural Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 175-200.

Drew, P. (1987). ‘Po-faced receipts of teases’. Linguistics 25(1), pp. 219-253.

Garcés-Conejos Blitvich, P. & Sifianou, M. (2019). ‘Im/politeness and discursive pragmatics’. Journal of Pragmatics 145, pp. 91-101.

Garcés-Conejos Blitvich, P. (2014). ‘Impoliteness and television’. The Encyclopaedia of Applied Linguistics, pp. 1-6.

Goffman, E. (1959). The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life. New York: Doubleday Anchor Books.

Haugh, M. & Bousfield, D. (2012). ‘Mock impoliteness in interactional amongst Australian and British speakers of English’. Journal of Pragmatics 44, pp. 1099-1114.

Haugh, M. (2007). ‘The discursive challenge to politeness research. An interactional alternative’. Journal of Politeness Research 3, pp. 295-317.

Haugh, M. (2016). ‘“Just kidding”: Teasing and claims to non-serious intent’. Journal of Pragmatics 95, pp. 120-136.

Κοtthoff, H. (1996). ‘Impoliteness and conversational joking: Οn relational politics’. Folia Linguistica 30(3-4), pp. 299-326.

Lee, Y. W. D. (2006). ‘Humour in spoken academic discourse’. NUCB JLCC 8(3), pp. 49-68.

Ogiermann, E. & Saloustrou, V. (forthcoming). Conceptualisations of Politeness in Greece and Great Britain.

Ogiermann, Ε. & Garcés-Conejos Blitvich, P. (eds.). (2019). From Speech Acts to Lay Understandings of Politeness: Multilingual and Multicultural Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsakona, V. & Popa, D. E. (eds.). (2011). Studies in Political Humour: In between Political Critique and Public Entertainment. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Wibowo, G. P. & Kuntjara, E. H. (2012). ‘Impoliteness strategies used on online comments in an Indonesian football website’. K@ta Kita 1(1), pp. 166-173.