Asian Punches: A Transcultural Affair

Asian Punches: A Transcultural Affair


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642286063
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 06/25/2013
Series: Transcultural Research - Heidelberg Studies on Asia and Europe in a Global Context
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Late Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Asian Punch Versions and Related Satirical Journals.- Part I: Punch, the Template.- The Presence of Punch in the Nineteenth Century.- Part II: Punch in South Asia.- Punch and Indian Cartoons:The reception of a transnational phenomenon.- The Possibility of Satire: Reading Pratap Narain Misra’s Brāhmaṇ, 1883-1890.- From Punch to Matˡvālā: Transcultural Lives of a Literary Format.- The Punch Tradition in Late Nineteenth Century Bengal: From Pulcinella to Basantak and Pācu.- Crossing the Boundaries: Punch and the Marathi Weekly Hindu Pañca (1870-1909).- Punch in India: Another History of Colonial Politics?.- Part III: Punch in the Middle East.- Insistent Localism in a Satiric World: Shaykh Naggār’s ‘Reed-Pipe’ in the 1890s Cairene Press.- Abu Nazzara’s Journey from Victorious Egypt to Splendorous Paris: The Making of an Arabic Punch.- Teodor Kasab’s Ottoman Adaptation of the Ottoman Shadow Theatre Karagöz.- What’s in a Name? Branding Punch in Cairo, 1908.- Part IV: Punch in East Asia.- ‘Punch Pictures’—Localising Punch in Meiji Japan.- ‘Punch’s Heirs’ between the (Battle) Lines—Satirical Journalism in the Age of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05.- Participating in Global Affairs: The Chinese Cartoon Monthly Shanghai Puck.- ‘He’ll Roast All Subjects That May Need the Roasting’: Puck and Mr. Punch in NineteenthCentury China.

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