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Dark Humor: A Rhetoric of Social Taboos

PWR 1GIF - Winter 2013 - Instructor: Fernandez, I.
Last Updated: 5-Jan-2014

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.

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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 » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » PN1922 .W45 2009
London ; Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn, c2001.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » Z658 .W675 C38 2000 V.1
Westport, Conn. : Praeger , 2005.
Green Library » HASRC (Lane Room) (non-circulating) » PN6147 .C565 2005 V.1
Oxford ; Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2000.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » GN471.4 .H65 2000
Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 2000.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » PS438 .N55 2000
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » 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.
Art & Architecture Library » Request at circulation desk » 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

Databases

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  Find it at Stanford Stanford links to find full text of articles