War Memory and the Politics of Humor

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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War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor
Language: en
Pages: 331
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Categories: Canard enchaine
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

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War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor
Language: en
Pages: 345
Authors: Allen Douglas
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-05-31 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

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. Allen Douglas shows how a new satiric weekly, the Canard Enchaîné, exploited these topics and others to become one of
The Politics of Humour
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Martina Kessel, Patrick Merziger
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

The period between the First World War and the fall of the Berlin Wall is often characterized as the age of extremes--while this era witnessed unprecedented violence and loss of human life, it also saw a surge in humorous entertainment in both democratic and authoritarian societies. The Politics of Humour
Expressions of War in Australia and the Pacific
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Amanda Laugesen, Catherine Fisher
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-04 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This edited book includes chapters that explore the impact of war and its aftermath in language and official discourse. It covers a broad chronological range from the First World War to very recent experiences of war, with a focus on Australia and the Pacific region. It examines three main themes
The Memory Phenomenon in Contemporary Historical Writing
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Patrick H. Hutton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-15 - Publisher: Springer

In this book, the author provides a comprehensive overview of the intense and sustained work on the relationship between collective memory and history, retracing the royal roads pioneering scholars have traveled in their research and writing on this topic: notably, the politics of commemoration (purposes and practices of public remembrance);