A Dictionary of Wellerisms

A Dictionary of Wellerisms

Author: Wolfgang Mieder

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: UOM:39015032814371

Category: English language

Page: 187

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Mieder's preface, bibliography, and extensive introduction explaining the history, meaning, and function of wellerisms are supplemented by an index of speakers and an index of situations.

A Dictionary of Wellerisms
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Wolfgang Mieder, Stewart A. Kingsbury
Categories: English language
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Mieder's preface, bibliography, and extensive introduction explaining the history, meaning, and function of wellerisms are supplemented by an index of speakers and an index of situations.
A Dictionary of Wellerisms
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Wolfgang Mieder, Stewart A. Kingsbury
Categories: English language
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Mieder's preface, bibliography, and extensive introduction explaining the history, meaning, and function of wellerisms are supplemented by an index of speakers and an index of situations.
Encyclopedia of Humor Studies
Language: en
Pages: 984
Authors: Salvatore Attardo
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-25 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Encyclopedia of Humor: A Social History explores the concept of humor in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. This work’s scope encompasses the humor of children, adults, and even nonhuman primates throughout the ages, from crude jokes and simple slapstick to sophisticated word play and
The Proverbial
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Kevin J. McKenna
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Peter Lang

With more than one hundred-fifty books and three hundred published articles on proverb studies that have attracted wide attention of folklorists around the world, it is little wonder that international scholars look upon Wolfgang Mieder as the modern-day Pied Piper of paremiology. For this festschrift, some of the world's leading
The Wisdom of Many
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Wolfgang Mieder, Alan Dundes
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

The Wisdom of Many explores research on proverbs of many cultures. More than twenty essays written by scholars of such diverse disciplines as folklore, literature, psychology, linguistics, and anthropology illustrate the significance of traditional proverbs and trace variations of proverbs over time, drawing on African, Chinese, Spanish, Finnish, Irish, and