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The Resource What are you laughing at? : a comprehensive guide to the comedic event, Dan O'Shannon

What are you laughing at? : a comprehensive guide to the comedic event, Dan O'Shannon

Label
What are you laughing at? : a comprehensive guide to the comedic event
Title
What are you laughing at?
Title remainder
a comprehensive guide to the comedic event
Statement of responsibility
Dan O'Shannon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an entirely new approach to comedy theory. It challenges long-held beliefs and shows how the three main theories of comedy (incongruity, superiority, and relief) are not in conflict; but rather, work as parts of a larger model
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Shannon, Dan
Dewey number
809.917
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1922
LC item number
.O84 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comedy
  • Comedy
Label
What are you laughing at? : a comprehensive guide to the comedic event, Dan O'Shannon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overview : Common comedy theories ; The comedic event ; Documenting the comedic event -- pt. 1. Elements of context: the reception factors : The receiver and his world ; Elements of communication ; Vehicles ; Level of control and identifying the source -- pt. 2. Comedic information : Fundamental components ; Incongruity ; Cognitive process ; Variations ; Comedy and entropy -- pt. 3. Enhancers, inhibitors, and aspects of awareness : How comedic information triggers enhancers and inhibitors ; Elements of the joke's communication, structure, and content -- Summing it all up
Control code
ocn773666944
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 298 pages
Isbn
9781441162939
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781441162939
  • (OCoLC)773666944
Label
What are you laughing at? : a comprehensive guide to the comedic event, Dan O'Shannon
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overview : Common comedy theories ; The comedic event ; Documenting the comedic event -- pt. 1. Elements of context: the reception factors : The receiver and his world ; Elements of communication ; Vehicles ; Level of control and identifying the source -- pt. 2. Comedic information : Fundamental components ; Incongruity ; Cognitive process ; Variations ; Comedy and entropy -- pt. 3. Enhancers, inhibitors, and aspects of awareness : How comedic information triggers enhancers and inhibitors ; Elements of the joke's communication, structure, and content -- Summing it all up
Control code
ocn773666944
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 298 pages
Isbn
9781441162939
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781441162939
  • (OCoLC)773666944

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