Menippean Satire Reconsidered

Menippean Satire Reconsidered

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In this magisterial work, Howard D. Weinbrot offers a new and lucid account of Menippean satire. He argues that in the wake of twentieth-century critics, notably Frye and Bakhtin, this complex literary category has been too broadly associated with qphilosophic ideasq expressed in dialogic voices or languages and proposes instead more rigorous but fluid criteria that incorporate several key elements.Quotations are from TE 1 , Pastoral Poetry and An Essay on Criticism ed. E. Audra and Aubrey Williams ... History of Ideas 50 (1989): 549a€”68, and Walsh, Shakespeare, Milton, and Eighteenth-Century Literary Editing. 1 1. In one of literaryanbsp;...

Title:Menippean Satire Reconsidered
Author:Howard D. Weinbrot
Publisher:JHU Press - 2005-10-12


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