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By Alberto Gabriele

This ebook maps out the temporal and geographic coordinates of the trope of sensationalism within the lengthy 19th century via a comparative method. not just juxtaposing varied geographical parts (Europe, Asia and Oceania), this quantity additionally disperses its heritage over a longue durée, permitting readers to understand the hidden and infrequently unacknowledged continuities all through a interval that's frequently decreased to the confines of the nationwide disciplines of literature, paintings, and cultural experiences. supplying quite a lot of methodological ways from the fields of literary stories, paintings heritage, sociology of literature, and visible tradition, this assortment bargains quintessential examples of the relation among literature and several media. subject matters contain the rhetorical tropes of pop culture, the cloth tradition of garments, the lived event of functionality as a sub-text of literature and portray, and the redefinition of spatiality and temporality in conception, artwork, and literature.

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Ante. IRONY AND POPULAR POLITICS IN GERMANY, 1800–1850 43 By characterizing the French as uninterested and disengaged, the artist suggests the German agitation as contrived and detrimental chauvinism. An even more pronounced form of irony can be see with “Tschech’s Song” (das Tschechlied), a market ballad from 1844, whose irony toward the attempted assassination of King Friedrich Wilhelm IV in 1844 bordered on lèse majesté. Heinrich Ludwig Tschech was a former village mayor and disappointed civil servant, who, after failing to receive official help to correct local corruption, petitioned the king for redress.

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