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Tam, King-fai

Not Just a Laughing Matter

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
King-fai Tam, Sharon R. Wesoky

Part I. Humor in China’s Transitions Toward Socialism

2. Illustrating Humor: Political Cartoons on Late Qing Constitutionalism
I-Wei Wu

3. Humor, War and Politics in San Mao Joins the Army: A Comparison Between the Comic Strips (1946) and the Film (1992)
Laura Pozzi

4. Chinese Film Satire and Its Foreign Connections in the People’s Republic of China (1950–1957): Laughter Without Borders?
Xiaoning Lu

Part II. Joking in the PRC

5. Keeping the Ci in Fengci: A Brief History of the Chinese Verbal Art of Xiangsheng

David Moser

6. Laughable Leaders: A Study of Political Jokes in Mainland China
Howard Y. F. Choy

7. The Politics of Cynicism and Neoliberal Hegemony: Representations of Gender in Chinese Internet Humor
Sharon R. Wesoky, Ping Le

Part III. The “Special Amusing Region”: Humor in Hong Kong

8. Political Jokes, Caricatures and Satire in Wong Tze-wah’s Standup Comedy
King-fai Tam

9. Constructing Political Identities Through Characterization Metaphor, Humor and Sarcasm: An Analysis of the 2012 Legislative Council Election Debates in Hong Kong
Foong Ha Yap, Ariel Shuk-ling Chan, Brian Lap-ming Wai

10. “Absurdity of Life”: An Interview with Michael Hui
Karen Fang

Keywords: Social Sciences, Linguistic Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Regional and Cultural Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The Humanities in Asia
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789811049606
Printed ISBN
978-981-10-4958-3

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