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Satire, Prints and Theatricality in the French Revolution

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ISBN-13: 9780729411875
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Author: Claire Trévien
Publication Date: 04-Oct-2016
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Table of Contents: List of illustrations

List of abbreviations

1. Introduction: the other stage of the French Revolution
Revolutionary prints: a brief historiography
Theatricality and prints

2. Singing the scene: chansons and images in prints
The case of Bonvalet (1788-1789) 
The aftershocks of 1789
Multiple voices (1791-1792) 
Songs and martyrdom (1793-1794) 
Epilogue

3. Le monde à l’envers: the carnivalesque in prints
The commedia dell’arte in Revolutionary prints
Individual actors
Epilogue

4. The spectacle of science: illusion in prints
Charlatanism and theatricality (1784-1795) 
Spellbound science (1789-1790) 
Spectator and performer (1791-1792) 
Science as a propaganda tool (1794) 
Epilogue

5. Théâtre de l’ombre: visions of afterlife in prints
Setting the stage
Executing theatre
Lighting shadows
Epilogue

6. Conclusion

Bibliography

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