The European Journal of Humour Research

Vol 11, No 4 (2023)

Book review: Thielemann, Nadine (2020). Understanding Conversational Joking: A Cognitive-pragmatic Study Based on Russian Interactions. John Benjamins.

Reza Arab


Book review


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