A Companion To Satire: Ancient And Modern
by Ruben Quintero /
2006 / English / PDF
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This collection of twenty-nine original essays, surveys satire fromits emergence in Western literature to the present. - Tracks satire from its first appearances in the prophetic booksof the Old Testament through the Renaissance and the Englishtradition in satire to Michael Moores satirical movieFahrenheit 9/11. - Highlights the important influence of the Bible in the literaryand cultural development of Western satire. - Focused mainly on major classical and European influences onand works of English satire, but also explores the complex andfertile cultural cross-semination within the tradition of literarysatire.