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The English Teacher's List of Great Satires

Our maverick English Teacher and resident crank provides 52 classic and contemporary works of satire as a panacea for the pandemic blues. Some of them are indeed offensive, others are outrageous, still others are gently ironic and quietly devastating. All are pointed, insightful, and funny.
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
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Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Accidental Death of an Anarchist
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America (Jon Stewart)
America (Jon Stewart)
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Animal Farm
Animal Farm
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The Best Laid Plans
The Best Laid Plans
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The Birds
The Birds
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Black Adder: The Whole Damn Dynasty (Curtis and Elton)
Black Adder: The Whole Damn Dynasty (Curtis and Elton)
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Boomsday
Boomsday
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The Boondocks (Aaron McGruder)
The Boondocks (Aaron McGruder)
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Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
13
The Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy
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The Doctor Is Sick (Anthony Burgess)
The Doctor Is Sick (Anthony Burgess)
15
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes)
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes)
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Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk)
Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk)
17
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said (Philip K. Dick)
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said (Philip K. Dick)
18
The Frogs (Aristophanes)
The Frogs (Aristophanes)
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Give War a Chance (P.J. O'Rourke)
Give War a Chance (P.J. O'Rourke)
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Going Postal
Going Postal
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21
The Good Soldier Švejk (Jaroslav Hašek)
The Good Soldier Švejk (Jaroslav Hašek)
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Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels
23
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
24
House of Cards (Michael Dobbs)
House of Cards (Michael Dobbs)
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I Am America (And So Can You!) (Stephen Colbert)
I Am America (And So Can You!) (Stephen Colbert)
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The Inspector General (Gogol)
The Inspector General (Gogol)
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It Can't Happen Here (Sinclair Lewis)
It Can't Happen Here (Sinclair Lewis)
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Lysistrata
Lysistrata
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MacBird (Barbara Garson)
MacBird (Barbara Garson)
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Make Russia Great Again (Christopher Buckley)
Make Russia Great Again (Christopher Buckley)
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A Man of the People (Chinua Achebe)
A Man of the People (Chinua Achebe)
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The Manchurian Candidate (Richard Condon)
The Manchurian Candidate (Richard Condon)
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33
The Master and Margerita
The Master and Margerita
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A Modest Proposal (Jonathan Swift)
A Modest Proposal (Jonathan Swift)
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Monstrous Regiment (Terry Pratchett)
Monstrous Regiment (Terry Pratchett)
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No Way to Treat a First Lady: A Novel (Christopher Buckley)
No Way to Treat a First Lady: A Novel (Christopher Buckley)
37
Our Dumb Century
Our Dumb Century
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Parliament of Whores (P.J. O'Rourke)
Parliament of Whores (P.J. O'Rourke)
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The People's Manifesto (Mark Thomas)
The People's Manifesto (Mark Thomas)
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Player Piano (Kurt Vonnegut)
Player Piano (Kurt Vonnegut)
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