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Techniques of Satire : The Case of Saltykov-Scedrin.

By: Contributor(s): Series: Humor Research [HR] SerPublisher: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2013Copyright date: ©1994Description: 1 online resource (240 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9783110875928
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Techniques of Satire : The Case of Saltykov-ScedrinDDC classification:
  • 891.733
LOC classification:
  • PG3361.S3.Z64 1994eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Preface -- Note on citations -- Foreword -- Chapter one: 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 Pošexon'e (1885), Trifles of life (1887), The old time in Pošexon'e (1887-1889) -- Chapter two: 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 -- Chapter three: Satirical characterization: Non-metaphoric denigration -- 1. Infantilization -- 2. "Stupefication" -- 2.1. Disruptions in the logic of thought and speech -- 2.2. Disruptions in the logic of behavior -- 3. Physiologization -- 3.1. Physical appearance, attractive and unattractive -- 3.2. Gluttony -- 3.3. Scatological effects -- 3.4. Intoxication -- 3.5. Sexual pleasure -- Chapter four: Satirical characterization: Metaphoric denigration -- 1. The human being as animal -- 2. The human being as an object -- 3. The human being as doll -- 3.1. People as dolls -- 3.2. Dolls as people -- 4. The human being as plant -- Chapter five: The comic in language -- 1. Plays on the forms of words and set phrases -- 1.1. Neologisms.
1.2. The transformation of set phrases and set word combinations -- 1.3. Grammatical rupture and macaronics -- 1.4. Repetition -- 2. Plays on the semantics of words and set phrases -- 3. Plays on style -- 3.1. Stylistic dissonance -- 3.2. Stylization, travesty, and parody -- Chapter six: Special cases of the comic -- 1. Exaggeration and the grotesque -- 2. Comic names -- 3. "Apocryphal" appearances of known literary characters -- Chapter seven: Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Index of Saltykov's works -- Name index -- Subject index.
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Intro -- Preface -- Note on citations -- Foreword -- Chapter one: 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 Pošexon'e (1885), Trifles of life (1887), The old time in Pošexon'e (1887-1889) -- Chapter two: 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 -- Chapter three: Satirical characterization: Non-metaphoric denigration -- 1. Infantilization -- 2. "Stupefication" -- 2.1. Disruptions in the logic of thought and speech -- 2.2. Disruptions in the logic of behavior -- 3. Physiologization -- 3.1. Physical appearance, attractive and unattractive -- 3.2. Gluttony -- 3.3. Scatological effects -- 3.4. Intoxication -- 3.5. Sexual pleasure -- Chapter four: Satirical characterization: Metaphoric denigration -- 1. The human being as animal -- 2. The human being as an object -- 3. The human being as doll -- 3.1. People as dolls -- 3.2. Dolls as people -- 4. The human being as plant -- Chapter five: The comic in language -- 1. Plays on the forms of words and set phrases -- 1.1. Neologisms.

1.2. The transformation of set phrases and set word combinations -- 1.3. Grammatical rupture and macaronics -- 1.4. Repetition -- 2. Plays on the semantics of words and set phrases -- 3. Plays on style -- 3.1. Stylistic dissonance -- 3.2. Stylization, travesty, and parody -- Chapter six: Special cases of the comic -- 1. Exaggeration and the grotesque -- 2. Comic names -- 3. "Apocryphal" appearances of known literary characters -- Chapter seven: Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Index of Saltykov's works -- Name index -- Subject index.

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