Six Satirists.

SKU: 16827

Essays on Caius Petronius, Geoffrey Chaucer, Jonathan Swift, Jane Austen, Lord Byron, H.L. Mencken. Sturdy library binding has held up well for this X-library book.  Demarest discusses Austen as a British neo-classicist in his essay "Reductio Ad Absurdam: Jane Austen's Art of Satiric Qualification," placing her firmly with Pope, Swift, Fielding, Johnson, and Goldsmith. Number Nine in the Carnegie Series in English. The series mission is described as "to present authoritative and creative discussions of men of letters and works of literature without the apparatus of traditional scholarship." Carnegie Institute of Technology. Hb. X-Lib. USED. $15.00