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Looking Awry at Georgian Caricature

Lacan and the Satirists

David Morgan

what we witness in the art of caricature is the visual enactment of an excitement ( jouissance ) in the slippage and malleability of visual signs and tokens associated with the political state: with the Symbolic order itself. When the caricaturist

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Drawing Stereotypes

Europe and East Asia in Russian Political Caricature, 1900–1905

Zachary Hoffman

is playing both sides. 1 Figure 1. S. F. Sokolovskii, “A triple alliance,” Novoe vremia , 13 June 1903. The caricature primarily pokes fun at Japan's ambitions in the Far East. It also expresses a deeper discomfort with the ways this

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Edward Lear

A Life in Pictures

Marco Graziosi

comical caricatures Lear used in the poem illustrations, and even more so from the radically simplified style that characterises the limericks and the later picture stories: the figures have evidently been sketched in haste, but they maintain a clearly

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Le Rire and the Meaning of Cartoon Art in Fin-de-Siècle France

Andrew Kotick

In November 1894, a young Parisian upstart entrepreneur, journalist, and former army officer at the École militaire de Saint-Cyr founded a new weekly tabloid dedicated to showcasing the best talent in cartoon art, caricature, and satire. The

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Adapting the Rhetoric of Authentication of Riad Sattouf’s La Vie secrète des jeunes

Guillaume Lecomte

characters are stylised rather naïvely, their physical traits being distorted and exaggerated in a caricatural fashion. It illustrates the contradictio in terminis , in the words of Pascal Lefèvre, of ‘factual comics’ that convey a truth by building a

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La modernité, invention médiatique

Alain Vaillant

sur la culture (en principe, du moins), intégrant des éléments graphiques (des caricatures, le plus souvent), et jouant systématiquement sur des effets de connivence à l’intérieur de la bohème. On peut y voir l’ancêtre de la presse underground . Dans

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Early French Caricature (1795-1830) and English Influence

Caroline Rossiter

This article analyses the production of caricatures in post-revolutionary Paris, specifically the role of publishers and artists and the constraints of censorship within society of that time. By considering such factors in the light of English caricature production, we will outline the exchanges that took place between London and Paris at the turn of the nineteenth century and demonstrate that the two cities' comic print productions were subject to reciprocal influences.

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The Crown and the Crowd

Sublimations of Monarchy in Georgian Satirical Prints

David Morgan

Hunt observes: At the beginning of the reign, satires almost exclusively emphasised the monarch’s political role as head of government and the traditional guardian of the people’s welfare. By its end, however, caricatures almost universally portrayed

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Caricaturing 'The Colonial Good Life' in French Indochina

Michael G. Vann

André Joyeux's La Vie large des colonies ['The Colonial Good Life'] is an insider's portrait of the French colonial encounter in Southeast Asia. Published in Paris in 1912 but most likely penned in Saigon, the collection of cartoons explores the racial order of the colony. Although the artist critiques many aspects of the colony and highlights certain gross injustices, such as the coloniser's sexual predation and physical violence, he also articulates many of the bluntly racist French stereotypes of the Vietnamese, Chinese and other Asians in the colony. Joyeux, as an artist and as an art teacher, contributed to the development of cartoon and caricature as a medium in Vietnam, which would eventually be used in the anti-colonial, nationalist and communist movements. La Vie large des colonies is of importance as a primary source in the study of empire.

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Interview with Steve Bell

David Morgan

depicts in a surreally visceral manner. As such, Bell follows in a long tradition of visual and political satire in Britain. Neither satire nor caricature were British inventions, yet the political cartoon found a lively market in the eighteenth- and