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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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