History of the study of humour and satire in literature



  • Guo Tianyu Doctoral candidate, Uzbek State University of World Languages, Tashkent, Uzbekistan


history, humor, literary theory, literature, satire, theory


The article discusses the history of humor and satire in literature. Examples and theoretical works of scientists and literary scholars on this topic are given. These studies are philosophical and in general, it noted that until the XIX century, all research in the field of comedy, satire, and humor was conducted as elements of any philosophical teachings and concepts. It also describes the transformation of humor and satire in modern literature. Manifestations of the comic in contemporary journalism differ from the comic in the satirical newspaper and magazine publications of the 19th and early 20th centuries and earlier periods in that today, this sphere of the printed word belongs to the media with all its inherent attributes, while previously it could be characterized as fiction.


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How to Cite

Tianyu, G. (2021). History of the study of humour and satire in literature. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture, 7(6), 511-516. https://doi.org/10.21744/ijllc.v7n6.1978



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