Irony (Book, 2003) []
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Author: Claire Colebrook
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2003.
Series: New critical idiom.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A clear, concise guide to the history and structure of irony from Socrates to the Derrida and Deleuze. Explores the philosophical, literary and political dimensions of irony.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Colebrook
ISBN: 0415251346 9780415251341 0415251338 9780415251334
OCLC Number: 123303693
Description: 195 pages.
Contents: 1. The Concept of Irony --
2. The Philosophy of Irony: Plato and Socrates --
3. Romantic Irony --
4. Beyond Irony and Subjectivity: Byron and Swift --
5. Irony out of Context: Derrida, Nietzsche and de Man --
6. Satire and the Limits of Irony: From Byron and Swift to Butler --
7. Humour and Irony: Deleuze and Guattari --
8. Postmodernism, Parody and Irony: Rorty, Hutcheon, Austen, Joyce and Carter.
Series Title: New critical idiom.
Responsibility: Claire Colebrook.
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