Representations of France in English Satirical Prints 1740-1832

Representations of France in English Satirical Prints 1740-1832

by J. Moores

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Overview

Between 1740 and 1832, England witnessed what has been called its 'golden age of caricature', coinciding with intense rivalry and with war with France. This book shows how Georgian satirical prints reveal attitudes towards the French 'Other' that were far more complex, ambivalent, empathetic and multifaceted than has previously been recognised.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349479122
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: War, Culture and Society, 1750 -1850
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 261
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

John Richard Moores completed his PhD at the University of York, UK, and has taught History at the University of York and Durham University. His research interests include collective identities in the long eighteenth century and 'lower' forms of artistic and literary culture, especially comic art.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations 1. Studying Satirical Prints 2. Food, Fashion and the French 3. Kings and Leaders 4. War (and Peace) 5. Revolution 6. Women and Other 'Others' Conclusion

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