Irony and Humor
From pragmatics to discourse
<i>Irony and Humor: From pragmatics to discourse</i> is a complete updated panorama of linguistic research on irony and humor, based on a variety of perspectives, corpora and theories. The book collects the most recent contributions from such diverse approaches as Relevance Theory, Cognitive Linguistics, General Theory of Verbal Humor, Neo-Gricean Pragmatics or Argumentation. The volume is organized in three parts referring to pragmatic, perspectives, mediated, discourse, and conversational interaction. This book will be higly relevant for anyone interested in pragmatics, discourse analysis as well as social sciences.