Irony and the Ironic

1st Edition

D. C. Muecke

Routledge
Published January 17, 2019
Reference - 124 Pages
ISBN 9781138229709 - CAT# Y308654
Series: The Critical Idiom Reissued

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Summary

First published in 1970 and revised in 1982, this work provides a critical overview of the concept of irony in literary criticism. After establishing the relationship of the ironical and the non-ironical, it summarises the history of the concept of irony, before isolating and discussing its basic aspects and the variable features that determine its nature, effect and quality.

The book will be a useful resource for those studying irony and English Literature.

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