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«Zeitgeist» and «Zerrbild»

Word, Image and Idea in German Satire, 1800-1848


Frazer Clark

Contents: Napoleonic satire in Germany - foreign traditions and iconography – The end of Napoleonic rule, and the start of German anti-Napoleon satire – Hegelian philosophy, the Hambach Festival and the War of Ideas – The Left Hegelians, the conservative Vormärz and a cartoon commentary – Recruiting Volkskunst to the cause of satire – Der deutsche Michel and his role in Vormärz satire.