Chapter 27. Mock-Biblical Satire from Medieval to Modern

  1. Ruben Quintero
  1. Michael F. Suarez

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996959.ch28

A Companion to Satire

A Companion to Satire

How to Cite

Suarez, M. F. (2007) Mock-Biblical Satire from Medieval to Modern, in A Companion to Satire (ed R. Quintero), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996959.ch28

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119559

Online ISBN: 9780470996959

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Keywords:

  • satiric character sketch;
  • literary genre;
  • theophrastus;
  • nicomachean ethics;
  • characters

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview and Historical Survey

  • Type 1: Mock-biblical Quotation: William Hone's Attack on Prince George

  • Type 2: Mock-biblical Imitation: Robert Dodsley's

  • Type 3: The Satirical Transformation of a Biblical Text: 1 Corinthians 13

  • Type 4: Typological Satire: James Gillray's Satirical Print and Daniel Defoe's

  • Conclusion