|aGender and humor :|binterdisciplinary and international perspectives /|cedited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini.
|aNew York :|bLondon:|bRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group|c2014.
|axi, 346 pages :|billustrations ;|c24 cm.
|aRoutledge research in cultural and media studies ;|v64
|aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 305-335) and index.
|a"In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature, while early works in the area of humor studies initially concentrated on language, linguistics, and psychology. Since then, both fields have flourished, but largely independently. This book draws together and focuses the work of scholars from diverse disciplines on intersections of gender and humor, giving voice to approaches in disciplines such as film, television, literature, linguistics, translation studies, and popular culture"--|cProvided by publisher.