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- Booth, Wayne C. A Rhetoric of Irony. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1975.
- Bryant, G. A., & Fox Tree, J. E. (2002). Recognizing verbal irony in spontaneous speech. Metaphor and Symbol, 17, 99–115.
- Colebrook, Claire. Irony. London and New York: Routledge, 2004.
- Gibbs, R. W. (2000). Irony in talk among friends. Metaphor and Symbol, 15, 5–27.
- Hutcheon, Linda. Irony's Edge: The Theory and Politics of Irony. London: Routledge, 1994.
- Kierkegaard, Søren. On the Concept of Irony with Continual Reference to Socrates. 1841; Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992.
- Lavandier, Yves. Writing Drama, pages 263–315.
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- "The final irony"—a Guardian article about irony, use and misuse of the term
- Article on the etymology of Irony
- "Irony", by Norman D. Knox, in Dictionary of the History of Ideas (1973)
- "Sardonicus"—a web-resource that provides access to similes, ironic and otherwise, harvested from the web.
- Excerpt on dramatic irony from Yves Lavandier's Writing Drama Writing Drama has a 52-page chapter on dramatic irony (with insights on the three phases (installation-exploitation-resolution), surprise, mystery, suspense, diffuse dramatic irony, etc.)
- "American Irony" compared with British irony, quoting Stephen Fry
- American and British irony compared by Simon Pegg
- Modern example of ironic writing
- Irony definition by Baldrick (BlackAdder)