Call for Papers: The Language of Satire

CFP for a panel at the ICLA conference in Vienna next year:

Group Section sponsored by the British Comparative Literature Association: The Language of Satire

We invite papers that offer a theoretical discussion of themes such as:

  • Comparative perspectives on satire, irony, allegory, and other rhetorical modes
  • Satire and seriousness
  • Satire and humour
  • Satire as political intervention
  • Translating satire between languages, cultures, and time periods
  • Satire and visual media: satirical prints, newspapers, journals and webpages

Submission deadline 31 August 2015.

Please see the CFP.

Please submit abstracts via the ICLA’s website: (sequence no. 17416)

All enquiries to the panel organiser, Mathelinda Nabugodi, please e-mail:


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