Print And Power In France And England 1500 1800

Author: David Adams
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754655916
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What was the relationship between power and the public sphere in early modern society? How did the printed media inform this relationship? Contributors to this volume address those questions by examining the interaction of print and power in France and England during the 'hand-press period'. The central themes covered in this volume include reading and control; propaganda and its (re-)uses; the Academy; and clientism and faction.

Representations Of France In English Satirical Prints 1740 1832

Author: J. Moores
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137380144
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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.

The French Book And The European Book World

Author: Andrew Pettegree
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004161872
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A series of linked studies of European print culture of the sixteenth century, focusing particularly on France and the regional, provincial experience of print.

The New Bibliopolis

Author: Willa Z. Silverman
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 080209211X
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The late-nineteenth century in Europe was a period of profound political, social, and technological change. One result of these changes was the rise in France of an upper-bourgeois bohemian class. Many of its members stimulated interest in unique forms of artistic expression such as illustrated books. On account of their influence, an atmosphere of intense bibliophilic activity came to define French culture at the turn of the century. The New Bibliopolis explores the role of amateurs in promoting the book arts in France during this period. Drawing on extensive original research, Willa Z. Silverman looks at the ways in which book collectors supported print culture. She shows how, through the admiration demonstrated by collectors for this medium, print came to be a crucial part of popular conceptions of aesthetics. As collectors, publishers, authors, designers, and directors of bibliophile societies, reviews, and small presses, these book lovers became passionate and prolific interlocutors of the printed word in a uniquely artistic epoch. Silverman analyzes subjects as diverse as the relationship between book collecting and aesthetic and cultural currents such as Symbolism; the gendered nature of book collecting; the increased collaboration between authors and illustrators; and the marketing of fine books at international exhibits. The New Bibliopolis is an important contribution to the study of book history, French sociocultural history, and fine and decorative arts.

French Books Iii Iv

Author: Andrew Pettegree
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 900421500X
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French Books III & IV offer a unique overview of what was printed during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries in France in languages other than French. This bibliography lists descriptions of over 40,000 editions together with bibliographical references, an introduction and indexes.

Revolution In Print

Author: Robert Darnton
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520064317
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Explains the role of printing in the French Revolution and the establishment of the revolutionary government

Print Power And People In 17th Century France

Author: Henri Jean Martin
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Available for the first time in English, this is a major work of scholarship, originally published in Geneva in 1969 by a distinguished French historian of the famous Annales school and President of the Institut du Livre. By placing the publishing trade at the center of the study of the intellectual, political, and economic evolution of Europe through examination of the physical evidence, Martin has revolutionized historical narrative. He shows the printed book to be the focus of society's cultural well-being. This is an exhaustive look at the most highly developed book trade of the period, the century from 1598 to 1701 in France. The inquiry is consistently set against the background of international and internal political and religious conflict.