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Dynel, Marta and Valeria Sinkeviciute. 2017. Approaching conversational humour culturally: A survey of the emerging area of investigation. Language & Communication 55 : 1–9.
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This introductory article provides a state-of-the-art picture of the inquiry on conversational humour in cultural contexts. The most notable categories of conversational humour are concisely introduced, followed by an overview of the existing inquiry on conversational humour within and across languages and cultures. The focus is both on topical strands and on the ruling methodological approaches. The article closes with a survey of the contributions to this Special Issue.