1 edition of The Oxford book of parodies found in the catalog.
The Oxford book of parodies
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Other titles||Book of parodies|
|Statement||edited by John Gross|
|LC Classifications||PR1111.P38 O84 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 339 p.|
|Number of Pages||339|
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The Oxford Book of Parodies Edited by John Gross. A hugely entertaining anthology encompassing light skits, boisterous send-ups, and savage lampoons, ranging from the broadly comic to the subtle and erudite, from popular nursery rhymes to literary classics.
The Oxford Book of Parodies. Parodies come in all shapes and sizes. There are broad parodies and subtle parodies, ingenious imitations and knockabout spoofs, scornful lampoons and affectionate pastiches. Parodies come in all shapes and sizes. There are broad parodies and subtle parodies, ingenious imitations and knockabout spoofs, scornful lampoons and affectionate pastiches.
All these varieties, and many others, are represented in this stunning new anthology, which provides an unparalleled introduction to the parodist's art.
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"John Gross's new anthology of parodies in English (with a few foreign titbits) has samples both high and low of this diverse genre."--The Economist 15/07/ About the Author. John Gross was a freelance author, anthologist, and book reviewer.
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'The Oxford Book of Parodies'. Edited by John Gross. Aug. 27, pm ET. Introduction. A parody is an imitation which exaggerates the characteristics of a work or a style for comic effect. Such is the broad definition on which most dictionaries or reference books agree.
Parody is hard to do and it's even harder to do well. Some of the best examples -- or worst, depending on your point of view -- have been collected in a new book. Literary parody is often described as verbal caricature. It's true that both parody and caricature rely on the exaggeration of quirks and idiosyncrasies for satiric purposes.
But their differences. The Oxford Book Of Parodies è un libro di Gross John (Curatore) edito da Oxford University Press a maggio - EAN puoi acquistarlo sul. 10 Parody Novels That Get the Last Laugh.
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