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Parody Novels (Book Guide) - Bored of the Rings, a Tale of a Tub, Louie Knight, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Cold Comfort Farm (Paperback) Loot Price: R281
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Parody Novels (Book Guide) - Bored of the Rings, a Tale of a Tub, Louie Knight, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Cold Comfort Farm (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (novels not included). Pages: 36. Chapters: Bored of the Rings, A Tale of a Tub, Louie Knight, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Cold Comfort Farm, The Princess Bride, Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, National Lampoon's Doon, What a Carve Up , Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter, Superfolks, Mashup, Snowball's Chance, A Cool Million, The Torrents of Spring, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls, The Chronicles of Blarnia: The Lying Bitch in the Wardrobe, The Wind Done Gone, The Ascent of Rum Doodle, The Asti Spumante Code, A Fate Totally Worse than Death, The Soddit, Star Warped, Gooflumps, Queen Victoria: Demon Hunter, The Va Dinci Cod, Daddy's Boy: A Son's Shocking Account of Life with a Famous Father, A Midsummer Night's Gene, A Midsummer's Nightmare, Mansfield Park and Mummies. Excerpt: A Tale of a Tub was the first major work written by Jonathan Swift, composed between 1694 and 1697 and published in 1704. It is arguably his most difficult satire, and perhaps his most masterly. The Tale is a prose parody which is divided into sections of "digression" and a "tale" of three brothers, each representing one of the main branches of western Christianity. The "tale" presents a consistent satire of religious excess, while the digressions are a series of parodies of contemporary writing in literature, politics, theology, Biblical exegesis, and medicine. The overarching parody is of enthusiasm, pride, and credulity. At the time it was written, politics and religion were still linked very closely in England, and the religious and political aspects of the satire can often hardly be separated. "The work made Swift notorious, and was widely misunderstood, especially by Queen Anne herself who mistook its purpose for profanity." "It effectively disbarred its author from proper preferment within the church," but is cons...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2011
First published: September 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-12380-4
Barcode: 9781157123804
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-157-12380-5

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