Table of contents for Chic ironic bitterness / R. Jay Magill, Jr.

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Chap. II\
Introduction: You Are Being Sarcastic, Dude
The Argument
Chapter I. Good Morning, America
The Ironist Sensibility: A Poorly Drawn Sketch
Two Manifestations of a Social Character: Ironic & Cool
Recent Talk about Contemporary Irony
Irony & Cynicism
An Extended Note on Nostalgia
Chapter II. Excursus on the Genesis of Irony as a Worldview
Irony in an Early American Vein: Two Figures Every American Ought to Know
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Chap. VII\
Chapter III: European Romanticism Ushers in New Meanings of Irony
German Romantic Irony
S ren Kierkegaard
Modernism Redux
Chapter IV. Irony and Civic Trust
Irony Is Just Another Word for the Disintegration of Measurable Social Capital
Jeremiads: The Social Tonic
Chapter V: Trust, Civil Society, and the Social Contract
Social Contract
Protestant Values in the Social Contract
Chapter VI. The Descent of Inner Dependence
Calvin and the Self
Chapter VII. Inward, Christian Soldiers
An American Religion
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The Wake of Romanticism
And Now: The Debate Recast!
Elected Official, Heal Thyself
Chapter VIII: Conclusion (i.e. Everything Summed Up Nicely)

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- Intellectual life.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-.
Irony -- Social aspects -- United States.
Trust -- Social aspects -- United States.
Politics and culture -- United States.
Television and politics -- United States.
Romanticism -- History.
Irony -- History.
Social contract -- History.