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'Un rire nouveau': Action Française and the art of political satire

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Action Française was one of the most notorious political movements of the Third Republic, and its intellectual influence is widely recognized. Yet the theatre of Action Française remains almost unknown. Based on hitherto neglected archives, this article reveals the close relationship between the plays and revues of Action Française and its literary and political ambitions. First, it examines Maurice Pujo's theory of counter-revolutionary theatre and his intention to provoke a 'new laugh' at t...

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10.1093/fh/crm068

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Christ Church
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
French History Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Pages:
74-93
Publication date:
2008-03-01
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EISSN:
1477-4542
ISSN:
0269-1191
Language:
English
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ora:4594
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2010-12-10

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