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On Irony: A Response to Hartman (et al)

Guest post by James Levy, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater [Updated/edited: 11/17/2014, 10:00 am] —————————————————————- I want to go all the way back to Andrew’s original post and to insert a defense of – or at least call to take seriously – the question that Andrew is trying to ask us – that is, to consider the politics of employing irony and, in particular, the problem of “ironic detachment.” But it is impossible to do this coherently with what seems to me to be a confusion or at least very loose merging together of ideas about what even constitutes irony Read more