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Humour in Chinese Life and Culture: Resistance and Control in Modern Times

Jessica Milner Davis and Jocelyn Chey (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139231
eISBN:
9789888180837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139231.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume covers modern and contemporary forms of humour in China's public and private spheres, including comic films and novels, cartooning, pop songs, internet jokes, and advertising and ... More


Gary Larson and The Far Side

Kerry D. Soper

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817280
eISBN:
9781496817327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book explores Gary Larson’s unlikely career as the creator of the groundbreaking, syndicated panel cartoon, The Far Side. To help contemporary readers understand the controversial qualities and ... More


Khul' Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life

Nadia Sonneveld

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164842
eISBN:
9781617971082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164842.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, Egyptian women gained the unique right to divorce their husbands unilaterally through a procedure called khul'. This has been a controversial ... More


Migra Mouse: Political Cartoons and the Immigration Debate

Héctor D. Fernández L'Hoeste

in Lalo Alcaraz: Political Cartooning in the Latino Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811370
eISBN:
9781496811417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811370.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The third chapter proposes a critique of Alcaraz’s first published volume, a compilation of editorial cartoons inspired on diverse aspects of the controversy surrounding Latino immigration, from the ... More


Humour and its cultural context: Introduction and overview

Jessica Milner Davis

in Humour in Chinese Life and Culture: Resistance and Control in Modern Times

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139231
eISBN:
9789888180837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139231.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Comparative studies of humour, including those conducted in China and Japan reveal significant variations in culturally embedded “humour-codes”. A conceptual framework for considering such factors is ... More


Chinese cartoons and humour: The views of first- and second-generation cartoonists

John A. Lent and Xu Ying

in Humour in Chinese Life and Culture: Resistance and Control in Modern Times

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139231
eISBN:
9789888180837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139231.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Foreigners have difficulties in understanding, or gleaning the humour from Chinese manhua because the meanings of the works are rooted in history, culture and the society. The older generations of ... More


Comics, Cartoons and the Illustrated Press

Elizabeth Tilley

in The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 2: Expansion and Evolution, 1800-1900

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474424882
eISBN:
9781399502177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424882.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces the interrelationship of text and illustration in a selection of periodicals from the 1830s to the 1890s. From the ‘Big Cuts’ in Punch to the ever-developing face of Ally Sloper, ... More


Satirical Journalism

Felix M. Larkin and James Whitworth

in The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 3: Competition and Disruption, 1900-2017

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474424929
eISBN:
9781474496087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424929.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses satire, in both literary and visual form, as an element in British and Irish journalism in the twentieth century. It reviews specifically anti-establishment journals such ... More


Introduction

Andrew Horrall

in Inventing the Cave Man: From Darwin to the Flintstones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526113849
eISBN:
9781526128225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113849.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This short chapter opens with a scene set in 1911, in which Antarctic explorers from throughout the British Empire listen to a recording of the era’s most famous cave man in their hut near the South ... More


Cartooning the rise of Labour, 1900–21

Chris Williams

in The art of the possible: Politics and governance in modern British history, 18851997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090714
eISBN:
9781781708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090714.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

J.M.Staniforth (1863-1921) was for the best part of three decades one of Britain’s most prominent and popular cartoonists, his work reaching a wide audience at home and abroad. This essay examines ... More


Support Your Prophet—Peace and blessings be Upon Him: March 2015 By Ayman al-Zawahiri

Cerwyn Moore

Donald Holbrook (ed.)

in Al-Qaeda 2.0: A Critical Reader

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190856441
eISBN:
9780190942939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190856441.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In this video message, Zawahiri celebrates the attack on the headquarters of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and is quick to claim credit for it on behalf of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian ... More


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