Satire and the Transformation of Genre

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987 - Humor - 200 pages

This book is a volume in the Penn Press Anniversary Collection. To mark its 125th anniversary in 2015, the University of Pennsylvania Press rereleased more than 1,100 titles from Penn Press's distinguished backlist from 1899-1999 that had fallen out of print. Spanning an entire century, the Anniversary Collection offers peer-reviewed scholarship in a wide range of subject areas.

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Satire and the transformation of genre

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Building on James Sutherland's ob servation in English Satire (1958) that satire is a branch of rhetoric, Guilha met classifies satire as demonstrative (focusing on the present), delibera tive ... Read full review

Contents

The Simple Structures of Satire
19
The Complex Structures of Satire
69
Swift
125
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