The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconscious - Freud, Sigmund, and Crick, Joyce (Translated by), and Carey, John (Introduction by)

Building on the crucial insight that jokes use many of the same mechanisms he had already discovered in dreams, Freud developed one of the richest and most comprehensive theories of humor that has ever been produced. Jokes, he argues, provide immense pleasure by allowing us to express many of our deepest sexual, aggressive and cynical thoughts and ...

The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconscious 2003, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780142437445

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The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconscious 2002, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141185545

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