Modern Satire.

Kernan, Alvin B. (introduction).

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1962
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Title: Modern Satire.

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Publication Date: 1962

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

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234 pages. Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. There is come underlining and highlighting. LITERARY STUDIES. The contents of the book is divided into three sections: I. Selections - Essays: Philip Wylie, "A Specimen American Institution" (Chapter VII, A Generation of Vipers); Samuel Clemens, "To the Person Sitting in Darkness"; Poetry - W. H. Auden, "Letter to Lord Byron"; Stories: Evelyn Waugh, "Love Among the Ruins: A Romance of the Near Future"; Russell Maloney, "Inflexible Logic"; Shirley Jackson, "The Lottery"; Play: Jean Giradoux, The Madwoman of Chaillot; and Novel: George Orwell, Animal Farm; II: Theories - Robert C. Elliott, "The Satirist an Society"; Northrop Frye, "The Mythos of Winter: Irony and Satire"; Alvin B. Kernan, "A Theory of Satire"; and David Worcester, Selections from The Art of Satire: III. Supplementary Material: Lewis Mumford, Selections from Technics and Civilization; Lord Byron, Stanzas from Don Juan; Ellen Douglass Leyburn, "Animal Stories"; Christopher Hollis, "Animal Farm" and Geroge Orwell, "Why I Write." (Key Words: Satire, Essays, Philip Wylie, Samuel Clemens, Mark Twain, Poetry, W. H. Auden, Lord Byron, Evelyn Waugh, Russell Maloney, Shirley Jackson, Plays, Jean Giradoux, George Orwell, Animal Farm, Robert C. Elliott, Satirists, Northrop Frye, Irony,Satire"; Alvin B. Kernan, David Worcester, Lewis Mumford, Ellen Douglass Leyburn, Christopher Hollis, Writing). Bookseller Inventory #


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