A Companion to Satire: Ancient and Modern

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A Companion to Satire: Ancient and Modern

Ruben Quintero, "A Companion to Satire: Ancient and Modern"
Wiley-Blackwell | 2007 | ISBN: 1405119551 | Pages: 616 | PDF | 17,8 MB

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 Moores 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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