Irony, Paperback

Irony Paperback

Part of the The New Critical Idiom series

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In this handy volume, Claire Colebrook offers an overview of the history and structure of irony, from Socrates to the present.

Students will welcome this clear, concise guide, which: *traces the use of the concept through history, from Greek times to the Romantic period and on to the postmodern era *looks closely at the work of Socrates and the more contemporary theorists Jacques Derrida and Gilles Deleuze *explores the philosophical, literary and political dimensions of irony *applies theories of irony to literary texts Making even the most difficult debates accessible and clear, this is the ideal student introduction to the many theories of irony.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Semantics
  • ISBN: 9780415251341

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