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The Resource City of laughter : sex and satire in eighteenth-century London, Vic Gatrell

City of laughter : sex and satire in eighteenth-century London, Vic Gatrell

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City of laughter : sex and satire in eighteenth-century London
Title
City of laughter
Title remainder
sex and satire in eighteenth-century London
Statement of responsibility
Vic Gatrell
Title variation
Sex and satire in eighteenth-century London
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
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1941-
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Gatrell, Vic
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ18.G7
LC item number
G38 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Getscher, Robert H.
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  • Sex customs
  • Sex customs
  • Prints, English
  • Engraving, English
  • Satire, English
  • Sex in art
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
Label
City of laughter : sex and satire in eighteenth-century London, Vic Gatrell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
includes bibliographical references (p. 668-669) and indexes
Contents
  • Convent garden and the middling sorts
  • 4.
  • Crossing the boundaries
  • Pt. II.
  • How they laughed
  • 5.
  • Laughing politely
  • 6.
  • Burns, farts and other transgressions
  • 7.
  • Introduction : Lady Worsley's bottom
  • Image magic
  • 8.
  • Seeing the jokes
  • 9.
  • Gillray's dreamscapes
  • Pt. III.
  • The sexes
  • 10.
  • The tree of life
  • 11.
  • Pt. I.
  • Philosophy and raking
  • 12.
  • What could women bear?
  • 13.
  • The libertine's last fling
  • Pt. IV.
  • The enemies of laughter
  • 14.
  • Taming the muse : the long view
  • 15.
  • The sense of place
  • The age of Cant
  • 16.
  • Radical satire and the censors
  • 17.
  • The silencing
  • 18.
  • Happiness, Cant and the beggars
  • Epilogue : Francis place and 'improvement'
  • 1.
  • London and the pleasure principle
  • 2.
  • 'The west or worst end'
  • 3.
Control code
201050182
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed
Extent
xxiii, 696 p.
Isbn
9780802716026
Note
Provenance of Copley Library's copy: Robert H. Getscher
Other physical details
ill.(chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)201050182
Label
City of laughter : sex and satire in eighteenth-century London, Vic Gatrell
Publication
Bibliography note
includes bibliographical references (p. 668-669) and indexes
Contents
  • Convent garden and the middling sorts
  • 4.
  • Crossing the boundaries
  • Pt. II.
  • How they laughed
  • 5.
  • Laughing politely
  • 6.
  • Burns, farts and other transgressions
  • 7.
  • Introduction : Lady Worsley's bottom
  • Image magic
  • 8.
  • Seeing the jokes
  • 9.
  • Gillray's dreamscapes
  • Pt. III.
  • The sexes
  • 10.
  • The tree of life
  • 11.
  • Pt. I.
  • Philosophy and raking
  • 12.
  • What could women bear?
  • 13.
  • The libertine's last fling
  • Pt. IV.
  • The enemies of laughter
  • 14.
  • Taming the muse : the long view
  • 15.
  • The sense of place
  • The age of Cant
  • 16.
  • Radical satire and the censors
  • 17.
  • The silencing
  • 18.
  • Happiness, Cant and the beggars
  • Epilogue : Francis place and 'improvement'
  • 1.
  • London and the pleasure principle
  • 2.
  • 'The west or worst end'
  • 3.
Control code
201050182
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed
Extent
xxiii, 696 p.
Isbn
9780802716026
Note
Provenance of Copley Library's copy: Robert H. Getscher
Other physical details
ill.(chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)201050182

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