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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Parody is repetition with critical distance, and must be distinguished from satire (parody relies on reference to an earlier text or text, and satire relies on reference to reality) and from irony (an ... Read full review
to be cited in the part "Postmodern Literary Techniques: Parody/Pastiche".