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Fredric Bogel establishes a sophisticated new theory of satire through superb close readings of English Augustan texts. The first thorough reassessment of the satiric mode in almost half a century, The Difference Satire Makes is a major-and should prove an n to the field of literary study. -Adam Potkay, The College of William and Mary, author of The Passion for Happiness: Samuel Johnson and David Hume. Fredric V. Bogel is Professor of English at Cornell University.

The Difference Satire Makes: Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron. Published by: Cornell University Press. The book provides fresh analyses of eighteenth-century texts by Jonathan Swift, John Gay, Alexander Pope, Henry Fielding, and others. Bogel believes that the obsessive play between identification and distance and the fascination with imitation, parody, and mimicry which mark eighteenth-century satire are part of a larger cultural phenomenon in the Augustan era-a questioning of the very status of the category and of categorical distinctness and opposition.

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Satire Makes : Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron. Book Overview of the modern history of satire criticism, Fredric V. Bogel maintains that the central.

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John Richetti, University of Pennsylvania). Fredric Bogel establishes a sophisticated new theory of satire through superb close readings of English Augustan texts. The first thorough reassessment of the satiric mode in almost half a century, The Difference Satire Makes is a major―and should prove an enduring―contribution to the field of literary study

Offering both the first major revision of satiric rhetoric in decades and a critical account of the modern history of satire criticism, Fredric V. Bogel maintains that the central structure of the satiric mode has been misunderstood. Devoting attention to Augustan satiric texts and other examples of satire―from writings by Ben Jonson and Lord Byron to recent performance art―Bogel finds a complicated interaction between identification and distance, intimacy and repudiation.Drawing on anthropological insights and the writings of Kenneth Burke, Bogel articulates a rigorous, richly developed theory of satire. While accepting the view that the mode is built on the tension between satirist and satiric object, he asserts that an equally crucial relationship between the two is that of intimacy and identification; satire does not merely register a difference and proceed to attack in light of that difference. Rather, it must establish or produce difference.The book provides fresh analyses of eighteenth-century texts by Jonathan Swift, John Gay, Alexander Pope, Henry Fielding, and others. Bogel believes that the obsessive play between identification and distance and the fascination with imitation, parody, and mimicry which mark eighteenth-century satire are part of a larger cultural phenomenon in the Augustan era―a questioning of the very status of the category and of categorical distinctness and opposition.
The Difference Satire Makes: Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron download epub
History & Criticism
Author: Fredric V. Bogel
ISBN: 0801438047
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Cornell University Press; 1 edition (November 16, 2000)
Pages: 272 pages