Ironia: Medieval and Reinaissance Ideas on Irony

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Brill Archive, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 237 pages
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Contents

Elementary notions of ironia
7
Ironia and types of opposition
19
A Ramist interpretation of ironia including the division
22
Illustrations of hand gestures in John Bulwers Chironomia
65
The Renaissance rediscovery of Socrates ironia
97
Ironia socratica as ironic selfdepreciation
110
Ironia socratica as selfdepreciation
126
Conclusion
139
The species of ironia
149
A classification of the species of ironia by Hanss Jacob
151
Antiphrasis or Ironia as an etymological principle
158
Sarcasmos or bitter ironia
170
Bibliography
178
Index of names and anonymous works by title
212
Index of subjects
225
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Ramist rhetoric including the Ramist interpretation
144

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