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Delia Chiaro - Language Of Jokes In The Digital Age - 9780415835183 - V9780415835183
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Language Of Jokes In The Digital Age

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Description for Language Of Jokes In The Digital Age Hardback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFB; JFD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
In this accessible book, Delia Chiaro provides a fresh overview of the language of jokes in a globalized and digitalized world. The book shows how, while on the one hand the lingua-cultural nuts and bolts of jokes have remained unchanged over time, on the other, the time-space compression brought about by modern technology has generated new settings and new ways of joking and playing with language. The Language of Jokes in the Digital Age covers a wide range of settings from social networks, e-mails and memes, to more traditional fields of film and TV (especially sitcoms and game shows) and ... Read more

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About Delia Chiaro
Delia Chiaro is currently Professor of English Language and Translation at the University of Bologna's Department of Interpreting and Translation and President of the International Society of Humor Studies. She has published widely on a number of intercultural issues regarding humour and has given numerous keynote lectures at international conferences around the world. A member of the Editorial Boards of ... Read more

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On the whole, The Language of Jokes in the Digital Age is a very comprehensive and readable source invaluable for scholars and students interested in language and humour as well as for those working in the areas of language, (social) media and sociolinguistics. - Mariza Georgalou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens & Hellenic Open University, ... Read more

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