The age of caricature : satirical prints in the reign of George III / Diana Donald

Author(s): Donald, Diana
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Subjects: Political satire, English--History and criticism
Prints--18th century--Great Britain
English wit and humor, Pictorial
Great Britain--Politics and government--1760-1820--Caricatures and cartoons
Great Britain--Politics and government--1760-1820--Humor
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820--Humor
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Haven : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, 1996
LC Classification: D, DA
Physical Description: viii, 248 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction: The Laughing Audience 1
1. 'The Miserable Tribe of Party Etchers' 22
2. Wit and Emblem: The Language of Political Prints 44
3. 'Struggles for Happiness': The Fashionable World 75
4. The Crowd in Caricature: 'A Picture of England'? 109
5. 'John Bull bother'd': The French Revolution and the Propaganda War of the 1790s 142
Epilogue: Peterloo and the End of the Georgian Tradition in Satire 184
Notes 199
Index 244
Notes: LCCN: 95049193
ISBN: 0300066058 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-243) and index
OCLC Number: 33664639
ISBN/ISSN: 0300066058