A Companion to Satire: Ancient and Modern

A Companion to Satire: Ancient and Modern


This selection of twenty-nine unique essays, surveys satire from its emergence in Western literature to the present.

  • Tracks satire from its first appearances within the prophetic books of the outdated testomony during the Renaissance and the English culture in satire to Michael Moore’s satirical motion picture Fahrenheit 9/11.
  • Highlights the real effect of the Bible within the literary and cultural improvement of Western satire.
  • Focused ordinarily on significant classical and eu impacts on and works of English satire, but in addition explores the complicated and fertile cultural cross-semination in the culture of literary satire.

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