Disciplinary boundaries in humorology: an anthropologist’s ruminations

  title={Disciplinary boundaries in humorology: an anthropologist’s ruminations},
  author={Mahadev L. Apte},
  • Mahadev L. Apte
  • Published 1988
  • Sociology
  • Thispaper discusses the multidisciplinary nature ofhumor studies andstates the needfor establishing humor research, here labeled 'humorology', s a distinct academic discipline or scientific field ofinquiry. Anthropology and sociolinguistics are recommended s potentiell models for the development of humorology for the following reasons: they are both relatively new disciplines, and there is considerable theoretical and methodological heterogeneity reflecting the diverse orientations of… CONTINUE READING
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