Dark Humor: A Rhetoric of Social Taboos

PWR 1GIF - Winter 2013 - Instructor: Fernandez, I.

A guide to resources for PWR 1GIF: Dark Humor: A Rhetoric of Social Taboos. Topics include the logic behind material that is shocking, marginal and vulgar, and how such material works as a form of argument.

Background/Reference Sources for Dark Humor

Use these sources to help you pick a topic and to provide context to your research based argument.

Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Green Library » Information Center » PN1922 .W45 2009
London ; Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn, c2001.
Green Library » Information Center » Z658 .W675 C38 2000 V.1
Westport, Conn. : Praeger , 2005.
Green Library » Lane Reading Room: Reference » PN6147 .C565 2005 V.1
Oxford ; Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2000.
Green Library » Information Center » GN471.4 .H65 2000
Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 2000.
Green Library » Information Center » PS438 .N55 2000
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Green Library » Information Center » E169.1 .G7555 2002 V.1
This is a 4-volume encyclopedia. We have a set in the Art Library and a set in the Green Library Information Center.

Selected books related to Dark Humor

New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2009.
Green Library » Stacks » PN5289 .A253 M675 2009
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Green Library » Stacks » PN6149 .P5 M67 2009
Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2003.
Green Library » Stacks » GR455 .O43 2003
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2005.
Green Library » Stacks » PN6149 .E83 R37 2005
New York : Garland Pub., 1993.
Green Library » Stacks » PS430 .B48 1993


Besides the selected general and subject-specific databases listed here, try these databases for Articles on particular perspectives on Dark Humor. 

Remember to use the find it at   Stanford links to find full text of articles