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Satire, prints and theatricality in the French Revolution /
Claire Trévien.
imprint
Oxford : Voltaire Foundation, [2016]
description
xix, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0729411877, 9780729411875
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imprint
Oxford : Voltaire Foundation, [2016]
isbn
0729411877
9780729411875
contents note
Introduction : the other stage of the French Revolution -- Singing the scene : chansons and images in prints -- Le monde à l'envers : the carnivalesque in prints -- The spectacle of science : illusion in prints -- Théâtre de l'ombre : visions of afterlife in prints -- Conclusion.
abstract
"The Revolutionary era was a period of radical change in France that dissolved traditional boundaries of privilege, and a time when creative experimentation flourished. As performance and theatrical language became an intergral part of the French Revolution, its metaphors seeped into genres beyond the stage. Claire Trévien traces the ways in which theatrical activity influenced Revolutionary print culture, particularly its satirical prints, and considers how these became an arena for performance in their own right"--
catalogue key
10637952
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-250) and index.

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