Novelty fair

British visual culture between Chartism and the Great Exhibition
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ISBN-13:
9780719089640
Veröffentl:
2016
Einband:
HC gerader Rücken kaschiert
Erscheinungsdatum:
02.02.2016
Seiten:
192
Autor:
Jo Briggs
Gewicht:
460 g
Format:
240x161x15 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
Engages with nineteenth-century visual culture in an unusually broad way, juxtaposing photography, fashion, broadside ballads, popular prints and caricature in order to re-examine Victorian society between Chartism and the Great Exhibition.
Engages with nineteenth-century visual culture in an unusually broad way, juxtaposing photography, fashion, broadside ballads, popular prints and caricature in order to re-examine Victorian society between Chartism and the Great Exhibition. -- .
Introduction: time's question1. The 'offensive body': the politics of consumption in 18482. 'All that is solid melts into air': representing the Chartist crowd in 18483. 'The gutta percha staff': between respectable and risqué satire in 18484. 'All that is sacred is profaned': balloons, fairs, ballads and the Great Exhibition5. 'The pound and the shilling': romance and the cash nexus at the Great Exhibition6. A 'chamber of horrors': class and consumption at mid-centuryConclusion: Novelty Fair, burlesquing historyIndex