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The Comic-stripped American
Language: un
Pages: 225
Authors: Arthur Asa Berger
Categories: Comic books, strips, etc
Type: BOOK - Published: 1974 - Publisher: Penguin Group

Here at last is a book that takes the "funny papers" seriously. Comics are the collective daydream of the American imagination, says Arthur Asa Berger, and they disclose a great deal about our national character. For example ... SUPERMAN ("The schizoid split within Superman symbolizes a basic split within the
An Anatomy of Humor
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: Arthur Asa Berger
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Humor permeates every aspect of society and has done so for thousands of years. People experience it daily through television, newspapers, literature, and contact with others. Rarely do social researchers analyze humor or try to determine what makes it such a dominating force in our lives. The types of jokes
Blind Men and Elephants
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Arthur Asa Berger
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-28 - Publisher: Routledge

In Blind Men and Elephants, Arthur Asa Berger uses case histories to show how scholars from different disciplines and scholarly domains have tried to describe and understand humor. He reveals not only the many approaches that are available to study humor, but also the many perspectives toward humor that characterize
Media and Society
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Arthur Asa Berger, San Francisco State University
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-09 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Media and Society: A Critical Perspective is a lively, illustrated introduction to the role that the mass media play in our lives, our society, and American culture. Featuring updated examples and expanded material on media theories, ideology, and new technology, the third edition helps students understand their relationship with the
International Journal of Comic Art
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Arthur Asa Berger, San Francisco State University
Categories: Caricatures and cartoons
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

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