Sheinberg, Esti: Irony, Satire, Parody & the Grotesque in the Music of Shostakovich (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Subtitle: A Theory of Musical Incongruities

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Part 1: Introduction; Part II: Irony: The concept of irony: philosophical background; Incongruities as indicators of irony; Part III: Satire: The structure of satire; The structure of musical satire; Satirizing techniques; Part IV: Parody: Definitions of parody; The structure of parody; Historical background; Techniques of parody; Part V: The Grotesque: Definition, structure and content of the grotesque; The satirical grotesque; The grotesque at the beginning of the 20th century; Part VI: Existential Irony: Compound messages; Notes; Bibliography; Indexes.