Jokes as a text type

@inproceedings{Attardo1992JokesAA,
  title={Jokes as a text type},
  author={Salvatore Attardo and Jean-Charles Chabanne},
  year={1992}
}
The authors discuss the opportunity of and provide evidence for the identification of a text type particular to the joke. They present a set of features shared by all jokes, which can be taken as the basis of the construction of a definition of "jokes". They then show that jokes satisfy all seven textual requirements, as presented in an influential definition of "textuality" 
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