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The Politics of Parody : A Literary History of Caricature, 1760-1830, EPUB eBook

The Politics of Parody : A Literary History of Caricature, 1760-1830 EPUB

Part of the The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History series

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This engaging study explores how the works of Shakespeare, Milton, Swift, and others were taken up by caricaturists as a means of helping the eighteenth-century British public make sense of political issues, outrages, and personalities. The first in-depth exploration of the relationship between literature and visual satire in this period, David Taylor’s book explores how great texts, seen through the lens of visual parody, shape how we understand the political world. It offers a fascinating, novel approach to literary history.

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