The end of a tradition : how the classical turned into Burlesque

Karacasu, Barış
During the creation or invention of literary canon some texts are excluded with respect to the aims of the historians. This thesis analyses the process of exclusion in a historical context and tries to show how those texts are related to literary canon or socalled traditional-classical literature by means of intertextuality. It focuses on the burlesque pieces of literature of the 18th century and how they are composed with regard to the genres and forms they are transforming.


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Citation Formats
B. Karacasu, “The end of a tradition : how the classical turned into Burlesque,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2007.