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Selections from the British satirists

by Headlam, Cecil

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Published by F.E. Robinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Satire, English

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith an introductory essay by Cecil Headlam
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 329 p.
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24173468M
    OCLC/WorldCa3170942

    BBC Culture contributor Jane Ciabattari polled 82 book critics from outside the UK, to pick Britain’s best novels ever – this is what some had to say about the top choices. Modern satirists (born –) Nikolai Gogol (–) – The Government Inspector, Dead Souls Edgar Allan Poe (–) – The Man That Was Used Up, A Predicament.

    Satire is the form of humor that holds people, or society in general, up for examination and ridicules the follies revealed. Good satire should offer improving examples or at least make us consider choices we often take for granted. In this sense satire is of huge value to society. While satire can be cruel to the victims it mocks it should always be funny. These ten individuals are the best. Why the British Are Better at Satire Political mockery thrives on a more cynical spirit than Veep and the American House of Cards can muster. Christopher OrrAuthor: Christopher Orr.

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