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Author Darnton, Robert.
Title Poetry and the police : communication networks in eighteenth-century Paris / Robert Darnton.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.

Author Darnton, Robert.
Subject Political culture -- France -- Paris -- History -- 18th century.
Communication in politics -- France -- Paris -- History -- 18th century.
Information networks -- France -- Paris -- History -- 18th century.
Political poetry, French -- History and criticism.
Street music -- France -- Paris -- History and criticism.
Police -- France -- Paris -- History -- 18th century.
Political activists -- France -- Paris -- History -- 18th century.
Paris (France) -- History -- 1715-1789.
Paris (France) -- Politics and government -- 18th century.
Paris (France) -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 224 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Policing a poem -- A conundrum -- A communication network -- Ideological danger? -- Court politics -- Crime and punishment -- A missing dimension -- The larger context -- Poetry and politics -- Song -- Music -- Chansonniers -- Reception -- A diagnosis -- Public opinion -- The songs and poems distributed by the Fourteen -- Texts of "Qu'une batarde de catin" -- Poetry and the fall of Maurepas -- The trail of the Fourteen -- The popularity of tunes -- An electronic cabaret : Paris street songs, 1748-1750.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780674059276 (electronic bk.)
0674059271 (electronic bk.)
9780674057159
0674057155
OCLC # 707080428
Additional Format Print version: Darnton, Robert. Poetry and the police. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010 9780674057159 (DLC) 2010026303 (OCoLC)555658475


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