A Companion to Satire (Innbundet)

Ancient and Modern

Serie: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2006
Antall sider: 624
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture
ISBN/EAN: 9781405119559
Omtale: A Companion to Satire
This collection of twenty-nine original essays, surveys satire from its emergence in Western literature to the present. * Tracks satire from its first appearances in the prophetic books of the Old Testament through the Renaissance and the English tradition in satire to Michael Moore's satirical movie Fahrenheit 9/11. * Highlights the important influence of the Bible in the literary and cultural development of Western satire. * Focused mainly on major classical and European influences on and works of English satire, but also explores the complex and fertile cultural cross-semination within the tradition of literary satire.

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