The European Journal of Humour Research

Vol 10, No 4 (2022)

Book review: Young, Dannagal Goldthwaite (2020). Irony and Outrage: The Polarised Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press

Piotr Kałowski


Book review


Dynel, M. (2017). ‘Academics vs. American scriptwriters vs. academics: a battle over the etic and emic „sarcasm” and „irony” labels’. Language & Communication 55, pp. 69-87.

Garmendia, J. (2018). Irony. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Gibbs, R. W. (2000). ‘Irony in talk among friends’. Metaphor and Symbol 15 (1-2), pp. 5-27.

Greene, V. S. (2019). ‘”Deplorable” satire: Alt-right memes, white genocide tweets, and redpilling normies’. Studies in American Humor 5 (1), pp. 31-69.

Guhin, J. (2013). ‘Is irony good for America? The threat of nihilism, the importance of romance, and the power of cultural forms’. Cultural Sociology 7 (1), pp. 23-38.

Kreuz, R. (2020). Irony and Sarcasm. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Purdy, J. (1999). For Common Things: Irony, Trust, and Commitment in America Today. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.