Book review: Christopher Rea, The Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter in China, Oakland (CA), University of California Press, 2015, pp 335 + xvi. ISBN: 9780520283848

John Christopher Davies

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Book review: Christopher Rea, The Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter in China, Oakland (CA), University of California Press, 2015, pp 335 + xvi. ISBN: 9780520283848

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Chinese, humour, irreverence

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References


Davies, C. (2012). ‘Humour research and contemporary Chinese art.’ Paper presented at Workshop on Chinese Visual Humour Australian National University, Canberra, 18-19 October.

Davies, C. (2014). ‘Political ridicule and humour under socialism.’ European Journal of Humour Research 2 (3), pp. 1-27.


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