Download PDF by Gary Dyer: British Satire and the Politics of Style, 1789–1832

By Gary Dyer

ISBN-10: 0521027446

ISBN-13: 9780521027441

ISBN-10: 0521563577

ISBN-13: 9780521563574

This publication surveys and translates the masses of satirical poems and prose narratives released in Britain throughout the Romantic interval. even though satire used to be an incredible style with a large readership, such works were mostly overlooked via literary students, happy that satire disappeared within the past due eighteenth century. Paying as a lot realization to now-forgotten figures like John Wolcot ('Peter Pindar') and Jane Taylor as to Byron, Gary Dyer argues that modern political and social conflicts gave new meanings to conventions of satire inherited from classical Rome and eighteenth-century England. Situating those satires of their cultural and fabric context sheds gentle on concerns reminiscent of the strategies satirists used to deflect prosecution for sedition, and the ramification for girls writers of satire's 'masculine' connotations. The booklet features a bibliography of greater than seven hundred volumes containing satirical verses.

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