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Ruiz Gurillo, Leonor and M. Belén Alvarado Ortega, eds. 2013. Irony and Humor. From pragmatics to discourse. John Benjamins. vi, 270 pp.
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Book – edited volume
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This volume offers 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.

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