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‘[T]aking up Plots upon Trust’:1 Titus Oates, Roger L’Estrange, and Popular Polemic

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses an introduction to Titus Oates and Roger L'Estrange. It provides contexts for their behaviour and actions in the 1670s and 1680s. The author uses L'Estrange as an observer and ... More


The Decision of Samuel Johnson

Howard Erskine-Hill

in Poetry of Opposition and Revolution: Dryden to Wordsworth

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121770
eISBN:
9780191671296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121770.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Samuel Johnson was born and raised in the established Church of England, in which communion he remained from conviction throughout his life. Nothing in his background of any formal or serious nature ... More


Delarivier Manley's Public Representations

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

By 1714, when she pretended to renounce politics as ‘not the business of a Woman’, Delarivier Manley was a recognized force as a political writer. In 1709, she was arrested for The New Atalantis, ... More


Satires on Domestic Subjects: William III and Amsterdam

Meredith McNeill Hale

in The Birth of Modern Political Satire: Romeyn de Hooghe and the Glorious Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198836261
eISBN:
9780191873539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836261.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines five satires on the subject of domestic politics. Orange-Amsterdam opposition dominated Dutch politics for much of the seventeenth century and the States Party faction, led by ... More


Staging Defeat: The Golden Cockerel and the Russo-Japanese War

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter examines The Golden Cockerel as a pointed political satire, prompted and shaped by the concrete events of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–1905. Indeed, Rimsky-Korsakov and his librettist ... More


Introduction: The Birth of Modern Political Satire: Romeyn de Hooghe (1645–1708) and the Glorious Revolution

Meredith McNeill Hale

in The Birth of Modern Political Satire: Romeyn de Hooghe and the Glorious Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198836261
eISBN:
9780191873539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836261.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The book’s introduction provides an overview of the genre of political satire, a brief biography of Romeyn de Hooghe, and a summary of the contents of the individual chapters. It considers the key ... More


Satires on Foreign Subjects: The End of the Absolute Monarch

Meredith McNeill Hale

in The Birth of Modern Political Satire: Romeyn de Hooghe and the Glorious Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198836261
eISBN:
9780191873539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836261.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines seven of De Hooghe’s eighteen satires on the events surrounding William III’s invasion of England and associated diplomatic and military campaigns. These satires, which were ... More


The Role of the Satirist and the Problem of Moral Conviction

Meredith McNeill Hale

in The Birth of Modern Political Satire: Romeyn de Hooghe and the Glorious Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198836261
eISBN:
9780191873539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836261.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter addresses two related subjects, the reception of De Hooghe’s satires and the role of the satirist. The focus of this discussion is the so-called Pamphlet War of 1690, the primary vehicle ... More


Europa and the Bull: Sex, Society, and Politics

Theodore Ziolkowski

in Minos and the Moderns: Cretan Myth in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195336917
eISBN:
9780199868353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336917.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates how the tale of Europa and the bull—in poetry, drama, and art, but also in cartoons, advertising, and currency—was initially seized upon by artists around the turn of the ... More


“We Hope You Like Us, Jack”: Liberal Political Satire, 1958–63

in Revel with a Cause: Liberal Satire in Postwar America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226431642
eISBN:
9780226431659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226431659.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Aided in large part by the success of improvisational stage troupes, liberal satire during the Kennedy years reached new levels of popularity. Even political satire, once held at bay by the ... More


Clichés are funny as long as they happen on stage: comedy as political criticism

Riem Spielhaus

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Islam

With shows like “Allah Made me funny”, “Little mosque in the prairie” and “The Moslem TÜV”, Muslim comedy and satire has entered mainstream entertainment in several European countries and Northern ... More


The Roots of Modern Political Satire

Meredith McNeill Hale

in The Birth of Modern Political Satire: Romeyn de Hooghe and the Glorious Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198836261
eISBN:
9780191873539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836261.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter considers the evolution of the political print from 1500 through the mid-seventeenth century. This discussion examines satirical strategies employed by printmakers working at four key ... More


Conclusion: The Geography of Satire

Meredith McNeill Hale

in The Birth of Modern Political Satire: Romeyn de Hooghe and the Glorious Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198836261
eISBN:
9780191873539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836261.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This concluding chapter focuses on the question of circulation and impact: to what extent did De Hooghe’s satires travel beyond The Netherlands in the seventeenth century and what influence did they ... More


Conclusion

GIDEON NISBET

in Greek Epigram in the Roman Empire: Martial's Forgotten Rivals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263370
eISBN:
9780191718366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263370.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This concluding chapter emphasises the diversity and subversive potential of skoptic epigram. It revisits the Cultural Materialist concerns of Chapter 1 to suggest reading skoptic epigram's attempts ... More


Libel and Invasion of Privacy

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines how to reconcile freedom of speech with personal privacy, a matter of considerable controversy in all cultures where people are fascinated by the conduct of celebrities. The ... More


Text, Image, and the Performance of Satire

Meredith McNeill Hale

in The Birth of Modern Political Satire: Romeyn de Hooghe and the Glorious Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198836261
eISBN:
9780191873539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836261.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter considers the relationship between text and image in De Hooghe’s satires: how it functions and what it tells us about how the satires were produced and who their intended audience/s ... More


The Unspeakable and Political Satire: Performance, Perception and Technology

Ryan Bishop

in Comedy and Cultural Critique in American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748643073
eISBN:
9780748689071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643073.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The satiric films taken up in this chapter all pertain to and relate to the intersection of warfare or militarisation and cinema, or some art form and / or set of technological practices that ... More


Aristophanes: Wasps

Alan H. Sommerstein (ed.)

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682124
eISBN:
9781800342927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682124.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Wasps was first produced at the Lenaea festival of 422 BC. The play is at once a political satire and also, like Clouds and the lost Banqueters, a comedy on the theme of the conflict of generations. ... More


Liberal Satire's Last Laughs

in Revel with a Cause: Liberal Satire in Postwar America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226431642
eISBN:
9780226431659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226431659.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The 1964 campaign season would prove to be postwar liberal satire's Indian summer. Throughout the early 1960s, liberal satirists of all stripes had assailed the prominence of aggressive cold warriors ... More


Last Week Tonight With John Oliver and the Stewart/Colbert Impact on U.S. Political Communication in the Post-Network Era

Paul Alonso

in Satiric TV in the Americas: Critical Metatainment as Negotiated Dissent

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190636500
eISBN:
9780190872861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636500.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 analyzes Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (LWT), the political news satire show aired on HBO since 2014. While TDS satirized TV journalism’s coverage of news and TCR parodied the ... More


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