A comprehensive look at the customary differences between humor in Japan and the West, providing cultural examples and illustrative terminology in the original Japanese.Do Japanese people indeed exchange jokes? If so, when, and with whom? How are jokes used in Japanese? How does this differ from English usage in joking a for example, in American English? In order to answer these questions it isanbsp;...
|Title||:||Understanding Humor in Japan|
|Author||:||Jessica Milner Davis|
|Publisher||:||Wayne State University Press - 2006|