Publication details [#10697]

Faust, Manfred. 1989. Komische Unterhaltung: Ein Beitrag zu den Dialogen Karl Valentins. In Weigand, Edda and Franz Hundsnurscher, eds. Dialoganalyse II: Referate der 2. Arbeitstagung Bochum 1988. Max Niemeyer. pp. 131–145.
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Article in book
Publication language
Language as a subject


An analysis of a number of comical sketches by the German performer Karl Valentin, which have the structure of a dialogue. The structural and interactional patterns observed are compared to everyday, non-literary dialogues.