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SATIRE, PARODY, IRONY-- SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley  Library  Revised  January 23, 2001
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  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT SATIRE

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.17
     in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.24
    Hahn, H. George. "Satire".v. 17  Holman, Chuck. "Satire".v. 24 

    SATIRE- -BROWSING GUIDE
    See our guide, Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books and other materials. on the shelves.

    817's     American Humor and Satire in English
    827's     English Humor and Satire
    837's     German Humor and Satire
    847's     French Humor and Satire
    857's     Italian Humor and Satire
    867's     Spanish Humor and Satire
    877's     Latin Humor and Satire
    887's     Classical Greek Humor and Satire

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
    Satire
    Grotesque
    Invective 
    Irony 
    Parody 
    Caricature
    Satire, Latin 
    Satire, American
    Satire, English 
    Satirists, English 
    Religious satire 
    Satire--Encyclopedias 
    Political satire--Drama 
    Political satire 
    Black humor (Literature)
    Wit and humor, Musical
    Burlesque (Literature)
    Satirists, Russian 
    Verse satire, English
    Verse satire, American 
    Cartoon & Satire
    Satire--History and criticism 
    Satire, English--18th century--History and criticism 
    Satire, American--History and criticism
    Satire, English--History and criticism 
    Literary satire, humour and
    Social satire, drama and epic. 
    Irony in literature
    .

    SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS AND VIDEO
    The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject.
    Subject guide to humor : Ref.  808.870016 K97
    What is satire? [videorecording]  VIDEO 809.7 W555 1975B

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

    SELECTED BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

    George Orwell, writer and critic of modern society  823.912 O79ZPA
    Ionesco: a collection of critical essays 842.914 I64ZIO
    Twentieth century interpretations of Coriolanus; a collection of critical essays. 822.33 S4 P561
    The anatomy of satire.  809.7 H638
    Byron 821.7 B996ZBL
    Satire.  ..
    IRONY: The following include essays about irony
    Twentieth century interpretations of Moll Flanders; a collection of critical essays 823.5 D314ZEL
    Thackeray; a collection of critical essays. -- 823.8 T363ZTH
    Twentieth century interpretations of A farewell to arms; a collection of critical essays.  813.52 H4885ZG
    Twentieth century interpretations of Absalom, Absalom! Acollection of critical essays.  813.52 F263ZG
    Twentieth century... 810.936 K81

    SELECTED SATIRE  AND IRONY WEB SITES

    Gulliver's Travels Page by Lee Jaffe Jack Lynch's Page of 18th Century Resources
    Samel Johnson Page by Jack Lynch Scanned 18th Century texts by Jack Lynch
    Jack Lynch's Bibliography of Augustan Satire Satire and Irony defined
    Oakland University Dept of English Satire Links Theorizing Satire: A Bibliography 
    Satire and History  in theMiddle Ages

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    Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
    September, 1978  to  June, 2001