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Camp Culture: The War of Elites

GILLIAN RUSSELL

in The Theatres of War: Performance, Politics, and Society 1793-1815

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122630
eISBN:
9780191671500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122630.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The notion that the soldier was to be considered as a variety of homo ludens is crucial not only in terms of military training and organization but also throughout the eighteenth century. The ... More


Out of their classical depth: from pathos to bathos in early English tragedy; or, the comedy of terrors

Andrew Tate

in French Origins of English Tragedy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082764
eISBN:
9781781700044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082764.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines some applications of classicism in both form and content. This discussion focuses on the production of political meanings. It studies the extension of French neo-classical ... More


Kid Stuff: The Vernacular Vision and the Visual Vernacular

Judith Yaross Lee

in Twain's Brand: Humor in Contemporary American Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036439
eISBN:
9781621030577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036439.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter discusses vernacular humor and how it depends on a carefully constructed rhetoric of artlessness. It, however, owes its cultural import to political meanings that gained traction after ... More


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