A Theory of Parody: The Teachings of Twentieth-century Art Forms
Looks at works of modern literature, visual art, music, film, theater, and architecture to arrive at an assessment of what parody is and what it does. This title identifies parody as one of the major forms of modern self-reflexivity, one that marks the intersection of invention. It discusses the remarkable range of intent in modern parody.
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