Murder in Parisian Streets: Manufacturing Crime and Justice in the Popular Press, 1830-1900

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This book provides an in-depth study of the production, sale, and content of the sensational canards--cheap news broadsheets and booklets. It demonstrates the enormous popularity of this old news genre throughout the nineteenth century and its critical influence upon the eventual success of the mass-circulation tabloids, challenging much that scholars assume about the country's revolution in print. Informed by folkloric and cultural studies as well as literary theory, the book explores the incremental creation of textual ...

Murder in Parisian Streets: Manufacturing Crime and Justice in the Popular Press, 1830-1900 2006, Bucknell University Press

ISBN-13: 9780838755792

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