Satire : a critical reintroduction /

Satire has been with us since at least the Greeks and is a staple of the literary classroom. Dustin Griffin now moves away from the prevailing moral-didactic approach established thirty years ago to a more open view and reintegrates the Menippean tradition with the tradition of formal verse satire....

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Main Author: Griffin, Dustin H. (Author)
Format: Book
Published:Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1994.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Theories of Satire in Polemical Context
  • 2. The Rhetoric of Satire: Inquiry and Provocation
  • 3. The Rhetoric of Satire: Display and Play
  • 4. Satiric Closure
  • 5. Satiric Fictions and Historical Particulars
  • 6. The Politics of Satire
  • 7. The Pleasures of Satire
  • Conclusion: Prospects and Further Investigations.