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Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century

J. Michelle Coghlan

Abstract

In refocusing attention on the Paris Commune as a key event in American political and cultural memory, Sensational Internationalism radically changes our understanding of the relationship between France and the United States in the long nineteenth century. It offers fascinating, remarkably accessible readings of a range of literary works, from periodical poetry and boys’ adventure fiction to radical pulp and the writings of Henry James, as well as a rich analysis of visual, print, and performance culture, from post-bellum illustrated weeklies and panoramas to agit-prop pamphlets and Coney Isla ... More

Keywords: Revolution, Sensation, International feeling, Radical Culture, Memory Studies, Gender Studies, Performance Studies, Nineteenth-Century Print and Visual Culture, Paris Commune

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781474411202
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411202.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. Michelle Coghlan, author
University of Manchester