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ASHER, Jane (<i>born</i> 1946), actress, writer and businesswoman

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Cookery, Food, and Drink; Performing Arts; Theatre; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 585 words.

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ATHA, Bernard Peter (<i>born</i> 1928), Principal Lecturer in Business Studies, Huddersfield Technical College, 1973–90; Lord Mayor, City of Leeds, 2000–01

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; Performing Arts; Theatre; History of Art; Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections. 349 words.

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Humour

Noël Carroll.

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Theatre; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Humour. 144 pages.

Humour: A Very Short Introduction considers the relation of humour to emotion and cognition, explores the value of humour in its social functions, and examines the leading humour theories...

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Humour and value

Noël Carroll.

in Humour

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Theatre; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Humour. 13310 words.

‘Humour and value’ concerns the relation of humour to value, specifically in terms of its social functions. Humour, and the comic amusement that attends it, has a crucial role to play in...

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Humour, emotion, and cognition

Noël Carroll.

in Humour

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Theatre; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Humour. 6313 words.

‘Humour, emotion, and cognition’ examines the relation of humour to emotion and cognition and begins by considering whether comic amusement is an emotion. By considering comic amusement as...

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The nature of humour

Noël Carroll.

in Humour

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Theatre; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Humour. 15685 words.

Humour is the object of comic amusement. ‘The nature of humour’ reviews the leading theories of that which engenders comic amusement – the superiority theory, the incongruity theory, the...

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SAYLE, Alexei David (<i>born</i> 1952), actor, comedian, writer

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; Performing Arts; Theatre; Dance; Intellectual History; Literature. 200 words.

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SCHWARZENEGGER, Arnold Alois (<i>born</i> 1947), actor; Governor of California, 2003–11; Co-founder, Chair and Governor Downey Professor of State and Global Policy, Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy, University of Southern California, since 2012

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Politics; UK Politics; Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; Performing Arts; Theatre. 300 words.

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A very short introduction

Noël Carroll.

in Humour

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Theatre; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Humour. 617 words.

‘A Very Short Introduction’ outlines the aims of the book and provides an overview of each of the following chapters.

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