Le monde a l'envers : the carnivalesque in prints of the construction of the Fete de la Federation of 1790
Trevien, Claire. (2012) Le monde a l'envers : the carnivalesque in prints of the construction of the Fete de la Federation of 1790. French History, Vol.26 (No.1). pp. 34-52. ISSN 0269-1191Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fh/crr099
This article explores representations of the carnivalesque during the construction of the Fête de la Fédération of 1790. Bakhtin's assertion that the carnival is always separate from official festivities is exemplified by this spontaneous manifestation which was shunned by officials and disregarded appropriate class and gender roles. This article focuses on the pictorial depiction of this unique event and discusses how a study of its iconography also reflects the suppression of the carnivalesque in early revolutionary Paris. The Author 2012. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society for the Study of French History. All rights reserved. For permissions, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org © The Author 2012. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society for the Study of French History. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts > French Studies|
|Journal or Publication Title:||French History|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Page Range:||pp. 34-52|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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