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Sensational Internationalism : The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long

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In refocusing attention on the Paris Commune as a key event in American political and cultural memory, Sensational Internationalism radically changes our understanding of the relationship between France and the United States in the long nineteenth century. It offers fascinating, remarkably accessible readings of a range of literary works, from periodical poetry and boys' adventure fiction to radical pulp and the writings of Henry James, as well as a rich analysis of visual, print, and performance culture, from post-bellum illustrated weeklies and panoramas to agit-prop pamphlets and Coney Island pyrotechnic shows. This book will speak to readers looking to understand the affective, cultural, and aesthetic afterlives of revolt and revolution pre-and-post Occupy Wall Street, as well as those interested in space, gender, performance, and transatlantic print culture.
Number of Pages: 228
Genre: History, Literary Criticism
Series Title: Edinburgh Critical Studies in Atlantic Literatures and Cultures
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Edinburgh Univ Pr
Author: J. Michelle Coghlan
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2016
TCIN: 52200734
UPC: 9781474411202
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-1885

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