There are two things you can do.
1) Contact the Sociolinguistics Department at your local university or at universities on the Net and ask the professors there what resources they recommend you read. :D Don't be shy! They'd be more than happy to help you out. 8)
2) Go to the library and request the following dissertation:
Humour, Language and Narrative: Towards a Discourse Analysis of Literary Comedy by Isabel Ermida
All the best, :DOriginally Posted by Abstract