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Parody

Author: Simon Dentith
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series: New critical idiom.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Parody is everywhere in contemporary modern culture. It runs through literature, theatre and television, architecture, films, and even everyday speech." "Drawing on examples from Aristophanes to The Simpsons, Dentith explores the place of parody in the history of literature and introduces key controversies surrounding this mode of writing. He explores the subversive or conservative nature of parody and its pivotal  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dentith, Simon.
Parody.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
(OCoLC)606468797
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Dentith
ISBN: 0415182204 9780415182201 0415182212 9780415182218
OCLC Number: 43060587
Description: xii, 211 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Approaches to parody --
Parody in the ancient and medieval worlds --
Parody in the novel --
The beauties of burlesque --
Is nothing sacred? Parody and the postmodern.
Series Title: New critical idiom.
Responsibility: Simon Dentith.
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This lively introduction demonstrates the importance of parody for literary and cultural studies, clearly explaining complex arguments around it.  Read more...

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'Simon Dentith provides a comprehensive and thought-provoking analysis of the concept of parody ... a very readable book.' - Language and Literature

 
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