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Author Nilsen, Don L. F. (Don Lee Fred)

Title Humor scholarship : a research bibliography / Don L.F. Nilsen.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993.

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 UniM Bail  016.1283 NILS    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 382 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Bibliographies and indexes in popular culture, 1066-0658 ; no. 1
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography The "Appendix, Humour Resources" (p. [315]-331) lists journals, newsletters, organizations, and courses in humour.
Contents Ch. 1. Humor and the Individual. Laughter and Smiling. Psychology. Therapy. Medicine and Physiology. Sex Roles -- Ch. 2. The Humor of Personal Interactions. Sociology, Anthropology, Sports, and Play. Clowns, Fools, Picaros, and Tricksters. Business and Advertising. Politics -- Ch. 3. Language Play and Rhetorical Devices. Puns and Other Rhetorical Devices. Names. Jokes, Riddles, Hoaxes, and Stand-Up Comedy. Gallows, Black, Sick, and Tragicomic Humor. Creativity, Metaphor, and Poetry. Irony. Satire. Parody, Paradox, Nonsense, and Legends -- Ch. 4. Humor and the Media. Newspapers and Magazines. Movies and Film. Radio. Television -- Ch. 5. National Styles of Humor. American Humor. Canadian Humor. British and Australian Humor. Western European Humor. Eastern European and Russian Humor. Israeli and Jewish Humor. Asian Humor. International and Bilingual Humor -- Ch. 6. Humor and Ethnicity. Ethnic Humor. The Humor of Black Ethnicity. The Humor of Native American Ethnicity.
Ch. 7. Humor in Mythology and Religion -- Ch. 8. Humor and the Fine Arts. Humor in Art and Cartooning. Humor in Music. Humor in Theatre and Drama. A Note on the Process of Synesthesia -- Ch. 9. Humor, Maturity, and Education. Children's Humor. Humor, Adult Education, and Measurement. Errors, Bloopers, and Blunders. Humor and Gerontology -- Ch. 10. Humor Theory and Epistemology. Humor Theory. The Physiological Functions of Humor. The Psychological Functions of Humor. The Educational Functions of Humor. The Social Functions of Humor. Humor Theory Conclusion. Humor History and Etymology. Humor Aesthetics and Philosophy. Humor, Science, and Mathematics. Humor and Science. Humor and Mathematics -- Appendix: Humor Resources. Humor Journals and Magazines. Publishers of Scholarly Humor Books. Humor Newsletters, Newspapers, and College Humor Magazines. Satire Journals and Magazines. Satire Newsletters. Humor Organizations. Humor Scholars with Humor Courses and/or Humor Programs.
Subject Wit and humor -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.
ISBN 0313284415 (alk. paper)