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Author Draitser, Emil, 1937-

Title Techniques of satire : the case of Saltykov-Ščedrin / by Emil A. Draitser
Published Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 213 pages)
Series Humor research ; 2
Humor research ; 2
Contents Ch. 1. Targets of satire. 1. Provincial sketches (1856-1857). 2. Innocent tales (1857-1863), Satires in prose (1859-1862). 3. Pompadours and pompadouresses (1863-1874). 4. History of a town (1869-1870). 5. Gentlemen of Tashkent (1869-1872). 6. The diary of a provincial in St. Petersburg (1872). 7. Loyal speeches (1872-1876). 8. The Golovlyovs (1875-1880). 9. The sanctuary of Monrepos (1878-1879), The year around (1879), Abroad (1880-1881). 10. In the environment of moderation and accuracy (1874-1880), Contemporary idyll (1877-1883). 11. Letters to my auntie (1881-1882), Motley letters (1884-1886), Fairy tales (1869-1886), Stories of Posexon'e (1885), Trifles of life (1887), The old time in Posexon'e (1887-1889) -- Ch. 2. The problem of the comic. 1. Saltykov's fate in literary criticism. 2. The confusion of the concepts "humor" and "satire" 3. The double nature of laughter. 4. Defining the concepts "humor", "satire", "wit" and "the comic" 5. Methodology and tasks of this study -- Ch. 3. Satirical characterization: Non-metaphoric denigration. 1. Infantilization. 2. "Stupefication" 3. Physiologization -- Ch. 4. Satirical characterization: Metaphoric denigration. 1. The human being as animal. 2. The human being as an object. 3. The human being as doll. 4. The human being as plant -- Ch. 5. The comic in language. 1. Plays on the forms of words and set phrases. 2
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-198) and indexes
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Subject 880-01 Saltykov, Mikhail Evgrafovich, 1826-1889 -- Criticism and interpretation.
880-01 Салтыков, Михаил Евграфович, 1826-1889 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Satire, Russian -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110875926 (electronic bk.)
9783110875928 (electronic bk.)