Studies in political humour

in between political critique and public entertainment
  • 3.45 MB
  • English
John Benjamins Pub. Company , Amsterdam, Philadelphia
Wit and humor, Humor, Political satire, Political science, Practical Politics, History and criticism, Political as
Other titlesStudies in political humor
Statementedited by Villy Tsakona, Diana Elena Popa
SeriesDiscourse approaches to politics, society and culture -- v. 46
LC ClassificationsPN6149.P64 S78 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25046577M
ISBN 139789027206374, 9789027282217
LC Control Number2011037699

Studies in Political Humour is a volume which scholars working on political discourse, humour theory, and the interface of the two will find valuable. It considers humour (broadly defined) from Studies in political humour book wide range of perspectives and this may inspire readers to look to other disciplines when carrying out further work on such topics.”Pages: Best Sellers in Political Humor #1 How to Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety: And Abstinence, Drugs, Satanism, and Other Dangers That Threaten Their Nine Lives.

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Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. In this chapter, the authors offer a working definition of political humour and summarise its main aspects as discussed in the relevant literature: the genres where political humour surfaces or dominates; the reasons why political criticism is so often encoded in humorous terms; and the (side-)effects of political humour.

They also discuss the so-called “inherent ambiguity of humour”, thus. International Studies in Humour. International Studies in Humour publishes articles and book reviews in English or, sometimes, French.

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It has an international advisory board, and aims at an international readership and pool of contributors. Use of political humor is sometimes used to express criticism of politics. The politics of humor challenges the political status quo and strengthens the values and dominant aspects of politics (Tsakona & Popa, ).

17 Humor by its nature is critical. Every expression of humor, whatever its content, has an element of criticism that says that. A roundup of the funniest memes and tweets mocking President Donald Trump for using a Sharpie to doctor a hurricane map to try and show that Alabama was in Hurricane Dorian’s path.

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Last year, Dr Sharon Lockyer set up the Centre for Comedy Studies Research at Brunel University, London, and even an academic journal, Comedy Studies, published in Author: Stuart Jeffries.

Welcome to the home of Studies in American Humor, the journal of the American Humor Studies Association. Founded by the American Humor Studies Association in and published continuously sinceStAH specializes in humanistic research on humor in America (loosely defined) because the universal human capacity for humor is always expressed within the specific contexts of time, place.

Through an analysis of humour as a political and aesthetic category, Holm explores how humour has become a central site of cultural politics in the twenty-first century.

More than just a form of entertainment, humour has come to play a central role in the contemporary media environment, shaping how we understand ideas of freedom, empathy. For a political career, as in many careers, particularly when a position of power is held, not being taken seriously is as disastrous as (or perhaps more disastrous than) being hated.

Politics and policies aside, a consideration of political personalities in relation to the use of humour is certainly an interesting : Kate Elswood. Political Studies is a leading international journal, which is committed to publishing high-quality research in all areas of politics and international relations.

The journal publishes rigorous and original work of significance to the discipline broadly defined, and which speaks to the whole discipline.

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Hailed by British cartoonist and writer Martin Rowson as ‘the greatest political cartoon ever,’ James Gillray’s The Plumb-pudding in Danger is typical of the Georgian-era caricaturist’s biting satire.

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The subject matter is diverse, but a number of themes link them together, notably the use of irony, ridicule and satire as political tools.

Two chapters serve as an extended introduction to the topic, while the following six chapters offer varied treatments of humour and politics, looking at different times and places, but at the Carolingian.

The official journal of the American Humor Studies Association, Studies in American Humor (ISSN X) has published scholarly essays, review essays, and book reviews on all aspects of American humor since Coverage: (Vol. 1, No. 1 - Vol. 6, No. Nicholas Holm is a lecturer in Media Studies at Massey University, New Zealand.

He has written widely on the politics and aesthetics of popular culture, in particular contemporary humour. He is author of Advertising and Society: A Critical Introduction ().Price: $ Richard Armour's books are funny and worth reading, but based on history that is too mangled to be taken seriously.

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Biteback Publishing is Britain’s leading publisher of political and current affairs titles. We also publish espionage, general non fiction and sport. Holm’s book is at once a thorough overview of theories of humour and a sharply observed analysis of the way in which recent media texts mobilize humour for political ends.

Witty, rigorous and convincing, Humour and Politics is a landmark work of cultural analysis.” (Will Straw, Professor, Department of Art History and Communications Studies Author: Nicholas Holm.

Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons. Humor research (also humor studies) is a multifaceted field which enters the domains of linguistics, history, and literature.

Research in humor has been done to understand the psychological and physiological effects, both positive and negative, on a person or groups of people. The Encyclopedia of Humor: A Social History explores the concept of humor in history and modern society in the United States and internationally.

This work’s scope encompasses the humor of children, adults, and even nonhuman primates throughout the ages, from crude jokes and simple slapstick to sophisticated word play and ironic parody and satire.1/5(1). A reading list for the best new books featuring Book reviews & excerpts from exceptional humorous or satirical books, with links to full book information.

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