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Lucian’s Insufficient Intellectual

William A. Johnson

in Readers and Reading Culture in the High Roman Empire: A Study of Elite Communities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195176407
eISBN:
9780199775545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176407.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores three treatises of the satirist Lucian for what they imply not only about the norms of the reading culture that Lucian lampoons, but also for the thoughtful, subtle ways in ... More


Spenserian Satire: A Tradition of Indirection

Rachel E. Hile

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088087
eISBN:
9781526121073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088087.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book examines the satirical poetry of Edmund Spenser and argues for his importance as a model and influence for younger poets writing satires in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth ... More


Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940-1976: Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street

Benjamin T. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469638089
eISBN:
9781469638140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638089.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico today is one of the most dangerous places in the world to report the news, and Mexicans have taken to the street to defend freedom of expression. As Benjamin T. Smith demonstrates in this ... More


Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Joyce Goggin and Frans De Bruyn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Comedy and Crisis features the first ever scholarly English translation of two plays by the eighteenth-century Dutch playwright Pieter Langendijk: Quincampoix, or the Wind Traders [Quincampoix of de ... More


Legal Reform in English Renaissance Literature

Virginia Lee Strain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416290
eISBN:
9781474444903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416290.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book investigates rhetorical and representational practices that were used to monitor English law at the turn of the seventeenth century. While the majority of Law and Literature studies ... More


Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights

Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781617039973
eISBN:
9781626740280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039973.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This volume collects essays that explore the variety of satiric productions in contemporary African American culture. Often dubbed “Post-Soul,” the artists of this period mark a change in political ... More


Juvenal's Tenth Satire

Paul Murgatroyd

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940698
eISBN:
9781786945068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940698.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is not a commentary on Juvenal 10 but a critical appreciation of the poem which examines it on its own and in context and tries to make it come alive as a piece of literature, offering one man’s ... More


The Obscure Progress of Satire in Dryden's Late Preface

Anne Cotterill

in Digressive Voices in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261178
eISBN:
9780191717598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261178.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter argues that Dryden uses the occasion of writing a history of satire, designed to introduce translations of Juvenal and Persius, to produce his longest dedication and critical essay, The ... More


Literary History and Critical Historicism: Reading Wordsworth’s Juvenal

Stuart Gillespie

in Romans and Romantics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199588541
eISBN:
9780191741845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588541.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The imitation of Juvenal's Eighth Satire composed by William Wordsworth and Francis Wrangham in the 1790s was suppressed and went unpublished in anything like complete form until as recently as 1997. ... More


Rictus Grins and Glasgow Smiles: The Joker as Satirical Discourse

Johan Nilsson

in The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Nilsson brings into conversation Tim Burton’s 1989 film Batman, Frank Miller’s (1996) highly influential graphic novel The Dark Knight Returns, and the film The Dark Knight (2008) to suggest a ... More


Going public

Lionel Laborie

in Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 4 explores the debate around enthusiasm in late Stuart England. After looking at the French Prophets’ millenarian assemblies, during which they performed Biblical allegories and miracles, it ... More


Harlequin Stock-Jobber

Frans De Bruyn

in Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter is an introduction to Harlequin Stock Jobber, intended to supplement the introductory discussion provided by Meijer in 1892 with an updated consideration of the play’s continuing ... More


Indirect satire: theory and Spenserian practice

Rachel E. Hile

in Spenserian Satire: A Tradition of Indirection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088087
eISBN:
9781526121073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088087.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The first chapter begins with an analysis of indirect meaning-making in satire, discussing how allusion, symbol, and analogy can work to create allegorical satirical meanings that invite the reader ... More


Altruism and the Monks of Thelema: Ideals and Realities

Geoffrey A. C. Ginn (ed.)

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The central concerns of Besant’s philanthropic novels of the 1880s were anticipated in 1878’s The Monks of Thelema: An Invention, his first sustained foray into social commentary. Although largely ... More


At the Margins of Romanticism: The Women of Don Juan’s English Cantos

Drummond Bone

in Byron and Marginality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439411
eISBN:
9781474453806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439411.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The essay uses the women of the English Cantos of Don Juan to tease out the debate on Byron’s position on the margins of Romanticism relative to Neo-Classical or Romantic expectations. The essay also ... More


Satirizing Education in Crisis

Erin Twohig

in Contesting the Classroom: Reimagining Education in Moroccan and Algerian Literatures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620214
eISBN:
9781789629576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620214.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The fifth chapter analyzes the use of parody and satire to depict education in Mohamed Nedali’s Grâce à Jean de la Fontaine! (Thanks to Jean de la Fontaine!) and Yacine Adnan’s Hūt Marūk (Hot Maroc). ... More


Snaring Statutes and the General Pardon in the Gesta Grayorum

Virginia Lee Strain

in Legal Reform in English Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416290
eISBN:
9781474444903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416290.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 2 examines the Gesta Grayorum, an account of the 1594-5 Christmas revels at Gray’s Inn, one of the English common-law societies and educational institutions. The Christmas revelers mounted a ... More


Legal Excess in John Donne’s ‘Satyre V’

Virginia Lee Strain

in Legal Reform in English Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416290
eISBN:
9781474444903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416290.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 3 examines John Donne’s ‘Satyre V’, which applies the social and ethical reforming energy of the satiric genre to the need for system-wide legal reform in England. The piece is a tribute to ... More


The Philosopher’s Love

Shadi Bartsch

in Persius: A Study in Food, Philosophy, and the Figural

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226241845
eISBN:
9780226241982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241982.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

What healthy vegetables and rich meatstuffs are to Persius’ metaphorical division of poetry into good and bad, friendship and sexuality are to his discussion of pedagogy as itself morally charged for ... More


Putting it all Together: Retroactive Parody and Play

Andrew J. Friedenthal

in Retcon Game: Retroactive Continuity and the Hyperlinking of America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811325
eISBN:
9781496811363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811325.003.0042
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter argues for a cultural awareness of retconning through an exploration of retroactive continuity in the realms of parody, satire, and play. For a piece of parody to be successful, an ... More


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