My area of study is religious humour. Some of the links above are to cartoons which some people may find offensive. For instance, the 'Jesus and Mo' cartoon and the Mohammed Image Archive depict the prophet Mohammed. I intend no offense in linking to these sites.
Sunday, June 18, 2006
Echos of Eco
'The comic ... seems bounded by time, society, cultural anthropology' Umberto Eco, Travells in Hyperreality.
Humour:the quality that makes something laughable or amusing; that which is intended to induce laughter or amusement; the ability to perceive, enjoy, or express what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd.