The Literature of Satire

The Literature of Satire

by Charles A. Knight
     
 

This is an accessible but sophisticated study of satire from the classics to the present.See more details below

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This is an accessible but sophisticated study of satire from the classics to the present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521834605
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction: the satiric frame of mind; Part I. Satiric Boundaries: 1. Imagination's Cerebrus; 2. Satiric nationalism; 3. Satiric exile; Part II. Satiric Forms: 4. Satire as performance; 5. Horatian performances; 6. Satire and the novel; 7. Literature and the press: the Battle of Dunkirk; 8. White snow and black magic: Karl Kraus and the press; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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