The European Journal of Humour Research

Vol 9, No 4 (2021)

Book review: Tsakona, Villy. (2020). Recontextualising Humour. Rethinking the Analysis and Teaching of Humor. Boston: De Gruyter Mouton

Salvatore Attardo


Book review


Attardo, S. (2020). The Linguistics of Humour: An Introduction. Oxford University Press.

Attardo, S. & Raskin, V. (1991). ‘Script theory revis(it)ed: joke similarity and joke representation model’. Humor: International Journal of Humor Research 4 (3-4), pp. 293-347.

Bourdieu, P. (1991). Language and Symbolic Power. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Canestrari, C. (2010). ‘Meta-communicative signals and humorous verbal interchanges: A case study’. Humor: International Journal of Humor Research 23 (3), pp. 327-349.

Hymes, D. (1972). ‘Models of the interaction of language and social life’, in Gumperz, J. J. & Hymes, D. (eds.), Directions in Sociolinguistics: The Ethnography of Communication, New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, pp. 35-71.

McGill, S. (2005). Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ruiz-Gurillo, L. (2012). La linguistica del humor en español. [The linguistics of humor in Spanish]. Madrid: Arco/Libros.

Ruiz-Gurillo, L. (2016). ‘Metapragmatics of humour. Variability, negotiability and adaptability in humorous monologues’, in Ruiz-Gurillo, L. (ed.), Metapragmatics of Humour: Current Research Trends vol. 14, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 79-101.