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Mock-Heroic from Butler to Cowper: An English Genre and Discourse Richard Terry

Mock-Heroic from Butler to Cowper: An English Genre and Discourse

Richard Terry

Published August 26th 2005
ISBN : 9780754606239
Hardcover
216 pages
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Terry (English literature, U. of Sunderland, Britain) begins by recounting the rise of the mock-heroic form in 17th-century England, overviewing its main properties as understood by commentators of the time, and discussing its ambivalent relation toMoreTerry (English literature, U. of Sunderland, Britain) begins by recounting the rise of the mock-heroic form in 17th-century England, overviewing its main properties as understood by commentators of the time, and discussing its ambivalent relation to the epic and its rivalrous one to an alternative burlesque form. Then he focuses on a number of exam