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Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity: A Global by Alberto Gabriele

By Alberto Gabriele

This booklet maps out the temporal and geographic coordinates of the trope of sensationalism within the lengthy 19th century via a comparative technique. not just juxtaposing assorted geographical parts (Europe, Asia and Oceania), this quantity additionally disperses its historical past over a longue durée, permitting readers to understand the hidden and sometimes unacknowledged continuities all through a interval that's frequently diminished to the confines of the nationwide disciplines of literature, paintings, and cultural reviews. supplying quite a lot of methodological methods from the fields of literary stories, paintings heritage, sociology of literature, and visible tradition, this assortment deals essential examples of the relation among literature and a number of other media. subject matters comprise the rhetorical tropes of pop culture, the fabric tradition of garments, the lived event of functionality as a sub-text of literature and portray, and the redefinition of spatiality and temporality in concept, paintings, and literature.

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Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity: A Global Nineteenth-Century Perspective

This e-book maps out the temporal and geographic coordinates of the trope of sensationalism within the lengthy 19th century via a comparative strategy. not just juxtaposing diverse geographical parts (Europe, Asia and Oceania), this quantity additionally disperses its background over a longue durée, permitting readers to understand the hidden and sometimes unacknowledged continuities all through a interval that's usually lowered to the confines of the nationwide disciplines of literature, paintings, and cultural reports.

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Print. Maunder, Andrew, and Grace Moore, Eds. Victorian Crime, Madness and Sensation. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 2004. Print. Mitchell, Sally. The Fallen Angel: Chastity, Class and Women’s Readings, 1835–1880. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green Popular University Press, 1981. Print. Oppenheim, Janet. ” Doctors, Patients and Depression in Victorian England. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. Phegley, Jennifer. Educating the Proper Woman Reader: Victorian Family. Literary Magazines and the Cultural Health of the Nation.

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In the hands of Shaftesbury and Fielding, Voltaire, and Diderot, the force of irony shaped and cultivated the needs of the enlightened modern self, and the term achieved a far broader philosophical role with Friedrich von Schlegel and his brother August Wilhelm, who expanded the term beyond instrumental irony, that is, someone using irony purposefully, to include the “observable irony” of situations and events, fates and characters, philosophical systems and artistic creation (Muecke Irony and the Ironic 18–25).

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