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Humour in Chinese Life and Culture

Humour in Chinese Life and Culture

Resistance and Control in Modern Times

Humour in Chinese Life and Culture( )
Editor: Davis, Jessica Milner
Chey, Jocelyn
ISBN:978-988-8139-24-8
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Hong Kong University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

This book investigates the use of humor in the public sphere and in personal life in China. The contributors cover modern and contemporary forms-comic films and novels, cartooning, pop-songs, internet jokes, and humor in advertising and education. The second of two multidisciplinary volumes designed for the general reader as well as academic audiences, the book explores the relationship between political control and popular expression of humor, including the mutual exchange of comic...
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Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Humor / General
Literary Criticism / Asian / Chinese
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.006 x 8.853 x 0.881 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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