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10 Famous Social Satire Books (Illustrated) - Jonathan Swift Voltaire Ambrose Bierce Nikolai Gogol Charles Dickens Mark Twain Kenneth Grahame Edwin A Abbott Edgar Allan Poe Oscar Wilde - cover

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10 Famous Social Satire Books (Illustrated) - Jonathan Swift Voltaire Ambrose Bierce Nikolai Gogol Charles Dickens Mark Twain Kenneth Grahame Edwin A Abbott Edgar Allan Poe Oscar Wilde

Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, Ambrose Bierce, Kenneth Grahame, Edwin A. Abbott, Nikolai Gogol, Voltaire

Publisher: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing

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Books in the satire genre. In satire, vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government, or society itself into improvement. Although satire is usually meant to be humorous, its greater purpose is often constructive social criticism, using wit to draw attention to both particular and wider issues in society.Contents:Jonathan Swift. A Modest ProposalVoltaire. CandideAmbrose Bierce. The Devil's DictionaryNikolai Gogol. Dead SoulsCharles Dickens. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick ClubMark Twain. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's CourtKenneth Grahame. The Wind in the WillowsEdwin A. Abbott. Flatland: A Romance of Many DimensionsEdgar Allan Poe. Never Bet The Devil Your HeadOscar Wilde. The Importance of Being Earnest
Available since: 08/18/2020.
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