The Spectacle of Difference: Graphic Satire in the Age of Hogarth

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In this original book, Mark Hallett offers a new perspective on English satirical prints of the first half of the eighteenth century, recovering their dual status as ambitious works of graphic art and as eloquent pictorial commentaries on urban culture and politics. Hallett examines the distinctive characteristics of graphic satire as an artistic genre and as a vehicle of social and political critique. He investigates a wide variety of the most important graphic satires of the period, from the celebrated engravings of ...

The Spectacle of Difference: Graphic Satire in the Age of Hogarth 1999, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300077780

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