By Alberto Gabriele

This publication maps out the temporal and geographic coordinates of the trope of sensationalism within the lengthy 19th century via a comparative process. not just juxtaposing various geographical parts (Europe, Asia and Oceania), this quantity additionally disperses its background 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 quite a lot of methodological ways from the fields of literary reviews, paintings heritage, sociology of literature, and visible tradition, this assortment bargains vital examples of the relation among literature and several media. subject matters comprise the rhetorical tropes of pop culture, the cloth tradition of garments, the lived adventure of functionality as a sub-text of literature and portray, and the redefinition of spatiality and temporality in conception, paintings, and

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