The European Journal of Humour Research

Vol 11, No 2 (2023)

Book review: Straßburger, Lena (2022). Humour and Horror: Different Emotions, Similar Linguistic Processing Strategies. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Iveta Žákovská


Book review


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Attardo, S. (2017). The General Theory of Verbal Humor. In A. Salvatore (Ed.), The Routledge handbook of language and humor (pp. 126–142). Taylor and Francis.

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Carroll, N. (1990). The philosophy of horror or paradoxes of the heart. Routledge.

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Raskin, V. (1985). Semantic mechanisms of humor. Reidel.

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Straßburger, L. (2022). Humor and horror: Different emotions, similar linguistic processing strategies. De Gruyter Mouton.

Tsakona, V. (2013). Okras and the metapragmatic stereotypes of humour. In M. Dynel (Ed.), Developments in linguistic humour theory (Topics in Humor Research 1) (pp. 25–48). John Benjamins.