Flann O'Brien, Bakhtin, and Menippean Satire

Flann O'Brien, Bakhtin, and Menippean Satire

Book - 1995
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This work applies Mikhail Bakhtin's theory of literary discourse and the concept of carnivalisation to the work of Flann O'Brien. The author emphasizes the political and social implications of the writings, arguing that O'Brien maintained a reflexive focus on language throughout his career.

Publisher: Syracuse : Syracuse University Press, 1995
ISBN: 9780815626657
Characteristics: ix, 163 p. ; 24 cm


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