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War, memory, and the politics of humor : the Canard enchaine and World War I

Author: Allen Douglas
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'War, Memory and the Politics of Humor' features carnage and cannibalism, gender and cross-dressing, drunks and heroes militarism and memory, all set against the background of World War I France.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Humor
Online-Publikation
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Douglas, Allen, 1949-
War, memory, and the politics of humor.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001027676
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Douglas
ISBN: 9780520926943 0520926943 9780520228764 0520228766
OCLC Number: 614597723
Description: 1 online resource (xiv 331 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
List of Illustrations --
Preface and Acknowledgments --
INTRODUCTION: WAR, LIES, AND NEWSPRINT --
1. SATIRE AND CENSORSHIP --
2. VERBAL AND VISUAL, HUMOR AND POLITICS: ORGANIZATION AS DISCOURSE --
3. UNSTUFFING SKULLS: THE CANARD VERSUS THE MASS PRESS --
4. THE TEARS OF LINTRAN: SEMIOTIC HIJACKING AND WARTIME ANXIETIES --
5. SOLDIERS VERSUS PROFITEERS: CLASS WAR AS PATRIOTISM --
6. IN VINO VERITAS: DE LA FOUCHARDI200;RE, BICARD, AND THE POLITICS OF INEBRIATION --
7. PEACE OR POSTWAR: THE NEXT LAST WAR --
8. WEB OF MEMORY --
9. BETWEEN CANNIBALISM AND RESURRECTION: THE BODY OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER --
10. ANTI-IMPERIALISM AND ITS STEREOTYPES: WAR IN THE COLONIES --
11. POLITICS AS USUAL: AN ANTIPARLIAMENTARISM OF THE LEFT? --
12. CANARD ECONOMICS, OR THE COSTS OF THE WAR --
13. THE WEALTH OF NATIONS --
14. CONCLUSION: POLITICS OF HUMOR, POLITICS OF MEMORY --
Notes --
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Responsibility: Allen Douglas.
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Featuring carnage and cannibalism, gender and cross-dressing, drunks and heroes, militarism and memory, all in World War I France, this text shows how satiric weekly, the "Canard Enchaine", exploited  Read more...

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