A Companion to Satire: Ancient and Modern

A Companion to Satire: Ancient and Modern


This choice 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  • Tracks satire from its first appearances within the prophetic books of the outdated testomony in the course of the Renaissance and the English culture in satire to Michael Moore’s satirical motion picture Fahrenheit 9/11.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 mostly on significant classical and ecu impacts on and works of English satire, but additionally explores the complicated and fertile cultural cross-semination in the culture of literary satire.

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