On the History of an Anecdote

  • Evgenii Kostiukhin Herzen State Pedagogical University
  • James Bailey University of Wisconsin
  • James P. Leary University of Wisconsin

Abstract

This article explores the historical antecedents to the Russian anecdote which remarks on the reactions by various nationalities’ to finding a fly in their soup and considers the function of such anecdotes in their popular usage.
Published
2018-08-10
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Articles