Chapter 24. Irish Satire

  1. Ruben Quintero
  1. José Lanters

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996959.ch25

A Companion to Satire

A Companion to Satire

How to Cite

Lanters, J. (2007) Irish Satire, in A Companion to Satire (ed R. Quintero), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996959.ch25

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119559

Online ISBN: 9780470996959



  • mock-poetic forms;
  • enlightened mockery;
  • mockery;
  • the rape of the lock;
  • the dispensary


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Satirical Invective in Modern Drama and Poetry

  • The Anglo-Irish Narrative (Menippean) Tradition

  • The Satiric Revival of the Early Twentieth Century

  • The Menippean Revival