By Alberto Gabriele
This booklet maps out the temporal and geographic coordinates of the trope of sensationalism within the lengthy 19th century via a comparative procedure. not just juxtaposing varied geographical parts (Europe, Asia and Oceania), this quantity additionally disperses its heritage over a longue durée, permitting readers to understand the hidden and sometimes unacknowledged continuities all through a interval that's frequently decreased to the confines of the nationwide disciplines of literature, paintings, and cultural experiences. delivering a variety of methodological techniques from the fields of literary reviews, artwork historical past, sociology of literature, and visible tradition, this assortment bargains crucial examples of the relation among literature and several media. themes comprise the rhetorical tropes of pop culture, the fabric tradition of garments, the lived event of functionality as a sub-text of literature and portray, and the redefinition of spatiality and temporality in concept, artwork, and literature.
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39 They shall not have it, The free German Rhine, Though they like greedy ravens Scream themselves hoarse after it As long as, peacefully flowing It still wears its green garb, As long as even one oar resounding Strikes into its waves They shall not have it, The free German Rhine, As long as hearts refresh themselves With its fiery wine. The song achieved enormous popularity in the late months of 1840 and early 1841 in regions of Prussia and western Germany, confirming a pronounced jingoistic mood among many Germans.