Humour in Asian Cultures: Tradition and Context (Routledge Studies on Asia in the World) (Paperback)

Humour in Asian Cultures: Tradition and Context (Routledge Studies on Asia in the World) By Jessica Milner Davis (Editor) Cover Image

Humour in Asian Cultures: Tradition and Context (Routledge Studies on Asia in the World) (Paperback)

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Using examples from China, Korea, Japan and Indonesia, the contributors to this book explore the cultural rules for creating and sharing humour in different Asian cultures.

Jessica Milner Davis PhD FRSN is an honorary research associate at both the University of Sydney, Australia, and Brunel University London's Centre for Comedy Studies Research. She is a member of Clare Hall, Cambridge and a Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales. She has twice served as president of the International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS) and founded and coordinates the Australasian Humour Studies Network (AHSN: https: //ahsn.org.au/). An editorial board member for leading humour research journals and book-series, her most recent books are: Satire and Politics: The Interplay of Heritage and Practice (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), and Judges, Judging and Humour (with Sharyn Roach Anleu, Palgrave/Springer, 2018). With Jocelyn Chey, she has co-edited two volumes on humour in Chinese life and culture (Hong Kong University Press, 2011 and 2013). Her 2006 book, Understanding Humor in Japan (Wayne State University Press) won the 2008 AATH book-prize for humour research. In 2018, the International Society for Humor Studies presented her with its Lifetime Achievement Award for her interdisciplinary research in humour studies.
Product Details ISBN: 9781032009186
ISBN-10: 1032009187
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: January 29th, 2024
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: Routledge Studies on Asia in the World