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Author Darnton, Robert

Title Poetry and the police : communication networks in eighteenth-century Paris / Robert Darnton

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  DC729 .D37 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  DC729 D37 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript vi, 224 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
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
LC subject Paris (France) -- History -- 1715-1789
Paris (France) -- Politics and government -- 18th century
Paris (France) -- Social conditions -- 18th century
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
ISBN 9780674057159 (alk. paper)
0674057155 (alk. paper)