About the author
Marta Dynel is Associate Professor in the Department of Pragmatics at the University of Łódź. Her research interests are primarily in pragmatic and cognitive mechanisms of humor, neo-Gricean pragmatics, the pragmatics of interaction, (im)politeness theory, as well as the methodology of research on film discourse. She has published internationally in linguistic journals and volumes, contributing over 55 articles in the space of the past five years. She has also authored Humorous Garden-Paths: A Pragmatic-Cognitive Study (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2009) and edited The Pragmatics of Humour across Discourse Domains (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2011), as well as Developments in Linguistic Humour Theory (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2013).
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