IRONY, HUMOR, & CYNICISM
STUDY GUIDE

Compiled by Ralph Dumain

Bibliographies

Irony in Philosophy, Romanticism, and Criticism: Selected Bibliography
Irony, Paradox, & Reductio ad Absurdum: Selected Online Sources
Humor & Philosophy: Selected Bibliography
Cynical Reason Today: A Selected Bibliography
Doubt & Skepticism: A Directed Minimal Bibliography & Web Guide
Pessimism as Philosophy: A Jaundiced Selected Annotated Bibliography
Philosophical Style: Selected Bibliography
Hegel's Aesthetics: Selected Bibliography
Gary Saul Morson: Genre, Utopia, Sideshadowing, Tempics, Prosaics, Parody, Misanthropology, Philosophy, Literary Theory, Borges: Select Bibliography

Essays on Irony & Humor by R. Dumain

The Philosophy of Humor and the Humor of Philosophy
Cultural Sophistication & Self-Reference on American Television: Seeds of Hope?
For Rene Menil, Caribbean Surrealist-Philosopher
Revisiting Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle

Other Essays & Quotations on Humor & Comedy

"On the Comic" by Tatyana Lyubimova
Laughter by Marcel Schwob
Soviet Aesthetics & Humor: The Societalists & Naturists by Edward M. Swiderski
Karl Marx on Comedy
On Charlie Chaplin by Henri Lefebvre

Other Essays in Humor & Parody

"Oral Sadism and the Vegetarian Personality" by Glenn C. Ellenbogen, Ph.D.
William Blake, Big League Poet by Mikhail Horowitz
Definition of ’Pataphysics by Alfred Jarry
Privilege — The Intersectionality Game
"The Marxist-Leninist Theory of Humor" by Tom McLaughlin
Hararo kaj marksismoj de Laŭrenco SEPTJE (Septier)
La Humuro de Jókai” de Pál Balkányi / Mór Jókai (in Esperanto)

Other Essays on Irony

"Ironic Detachment as an Escape from Routine" by Christopher Lasch
"Nonsense, Irony, Humor" by Susan Stewart

"Irony" by Norman D. Knox
The Functions of Irony (Diagram) by Linda Hutcheon
The Cyclical Night: Irony in James Joyce and Jorge Luis Borges by L. A. Murrilo

Cynicism

What Is Cynical Reason? Peter Sloterdijk Explains
Cinika Racio Difinita (Esperanto translation of above)
Review of Peter Sloterdijk's Critique of Cynical Reason, by Michael Miley
Georg Lukacs on Irrationalism and Nazism: The Unity of Cynicism and Credulity
Cynicism & Conformity, by Max Horkheimer
Karl Marx vs. Cynical Reason: On Suppositions of Naked Self-Interest
"Globalization, Internationalism, and the Class Politics of Cynical Reason" by Teresa L. Ebert
"Cynicism as a Form of Ideology" by Slavoj Zizek
"Ironic Detachment as an Escape from Routine" by Christopher Lasch


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