Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Regard for the Other: Autothanatography in Rousseau, De Quincey, Baudelaire, and Wilde (review)

Regard for the Other: Autothanatography in Rousseau, De Quincey, Baudelaire, and Wilde (review) book ReviewS one connection bajorek doesn't make much of is the relationship between irony and satire. Satire has a much longer association with political speech and representation than irony does. in baudelaire particularly but also in Marx there is overt and hilarious satire of the powers that were. This satire was prosecuted, often, simply by echoing the voices of the stupid or obtuse or venal or corrupt, indeed quoting them directly. This connection, through which the form of satire approaches the double voicedness of irony, will occur to many readers; bajorek might have forestalled critique by considering it. bajorek's writing is pleasant and clear in the main. overall, this is an admirable book. Richard Terdiman University of California, Santa Cruz Regard for the Other: Autothanatography in Rousseau, De Quincey, Baudelaire, and Wilde. by e. S. burt. New York: Fordham University Press, 2009. 273 pp. Paperback $28. exploring the notion of alterity in autobiographical writing, this work by e. S. burt examines the presence of the "other" haunting the works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Charles baudelaire, Thomas De Quincey, and oscar wilde. Alterity is conceived broadly here as the representation of others in autobiographical narrative, as the text's address to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Comparative Literature Studies Penn State University Press

Regard for the Other: Autothanatography in Rousseau, De Quincey, Baudelaire, and Wilde (review)

Comparative Literature Studies , Volume 48 (4) – Jan 1, 2011

Loading next page...
 
/lp/penn-state-university-press/regard-for-the-other-autothanatography-in-rousseau-de-quincey-BLOBZvKysi
Publisher
Penn State University Press
Copyright
Copyright © The Pennsylvania State University.
ISSN
1528-4212
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

book ReviewS one connection bajorek doesn't make much of is the relationship between irony and satire. Satire has a much longer association with political speech and representation than irony does. in baudelaire particularly but also in Marx there is overt and hilarious satire of the powers that were. This satire was prosecuted, often, simply by echoing the voices of the stupid or obtuse or venal or corrupt, indeed quoting them directly. This connection, through which the form of satire approaches the double voicedness of irony, will occur to many readers; bajorek might have forestalled critique by considering it. bajorek's writing is pleasant and clear in the main. overall, this is an admirable book. Richard Terdiman University of California, Santa Cruz Regard for the Other: Autothanatography in Rousseau, De Quincey, Baudelaire, and Wilde. by e. S. burt. New York: Fordham University Press, 2009. 273 pp. Paperback $28. exploring the notion of alterity in autobiographical writing, this work by e. S. burt examines the presence of the "other" haunting the works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Charles baudelaire, Thomas De Quincey, and oscar wilde. Alterity is conceived broadly here as the representation of others in autobiographical narrative, as the text's address to

Journal

Comparative Literature StudiesPenn State University Press

Published: Jan 1, 2011

There are no references for this article.