Introduction: Understanding Satire

  1. Ruben Quintero
  1. Ruben Quintero

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996959.ch1

A Companion to Satire

A Companion to Satire

How to Cite

Quintero, R. (2007) Introduction: Understanding Satire, in A Companion to Satire (ed R. Quintero), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996959.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119559

Online ISBN: 9780470996959



  • ancient biblical satire;
  • ancient biblical laughter;
  • gospel of John;
  • scripture;
  • chastisement


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Satirist

  • Satirical Purpose

  • Problems of Origin and Definition