Humour can be used as a »weapon« or as a means of coping with problematic historical events, especially in times of war and crisis. The book presents examples from different cultures (Russia, Europe, USA), from different historical epochs (from the Napoleonic era up to the current time) and from different medias (caricature, journalism, film). By looking at the individual cases it becomes possible to recognize some general structural patterns and to gain a deeper insight into the »functioning« of humour and laughter.
This book is included in DOAB.
Why read this book? Have your say.
You must be logged in to comment.
Rights InformationAre you the author or publisher of this work? If so, you can claim it as yours by registering as an Unglue.it rights holder.
This work has been downloaded 20 times via unglue.it ebook links.
- 10 - pdf (CC BY-NC-ND) at Unglue.it.
- 10 - pdf (CC BY-NC-ND) at OAPEN Library.
- Cultural history
- Cultural Studies
- History / Social History
- Memory Culture
Copy/paste this into your site: