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Menippean Satire Reconsidered: From Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

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Despite the long history of Menippean satire, from antiquity through the early modern era in Europe and up to the present, the genre often has resisted precise definition and has evoked critical controversy. In this magisterial work, Howard D. Weinbrot offers a new and lucid account of this complex literary category. He argues that in the wake of twentieth-century critics, ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published October 12th 2005 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published 2005)
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