mazarinade


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mazarinade

(ˌmæzərɪˈneɪd)
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(Historical Terms) French history a pamphlet criticizing Jules Mazarin
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Louis listened; it seemed so strange to him that Mazarin should invoke good faith, and he the author of so many political tricks, called Mazarinades.
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Historians and adepts of popular culture will enjoy Nicole Cazauran's critical edition of the Discours merveilleux de la vie, actions & deportemens de Catherine de Medicis Royne mere (1575), a work subtitled "in which are told the ways she used to usurp the kingdom of France and to ruin its state" and written after the Saint Bartholomew's Massacre to circulate the image of a "fatally malefic" (22) queen through the pamphlet and early mazarinade.
Vasilyev Artyom, head of TSU's department of manuscripts and rare books, says other digitization projects are underway, including that of rare 17th-century "French Mazarinades," political pamphlets produced when Cardinal Mazarin held sway at the court of Louis XIV.
Ces trois exemples des marches publics, des Amerindiens dans la ville et des mazarinades coloniales montrent bien que toutes les couches de la population prennent part a la construction du paysage sonore, ne serait-ce que par l'usage de la voix humaine.
Seifert, << Eroticizing the Fronde: Sexual Deviance and Political Disorder in the Mazarinades >> in: L'Esprit Createur, 35/2, 1995, 22-36.
According to the Mazarinades, the fierce and often obscene squibs against him, he had oiled his way into the bed of the Queen-Regent, Anne of Austria, and governed France from there.
La plupart de ces pamphlets, connus collectivement comme Les Mazarinades, critiquaient la reine et exprimaient leurs griefs sous forme de chansons, de poemes burlesques et de dialogues imaginaires.
Quoiqu'un domaine politique public n'apparut en France qu'au dix-huitieme siecle, en analysant la psychologie individuelle et la nature de l'autorite politique, les apparitions des Mazarinades furent des precurseurs importants du discours politique francais.
Above all Mazarin was pilloried in the Mazarinades, the scurrilous rhymes and pamphlets which circulated in Paris during the Fronde.
The Mazarinades were both cause and product of a campaign to denigrate the chief minister who became the victim of the most effective character assassination in history.
He has much to say about the power of language and discourse in French politics, but if the events of the Fronde demonstrate anything, it is that that power was only rarely, and never for long, capable of transcending corporatist or factional boundaries; the Mazarinades suggest that the more words and discourse there were, the less power they possessed to move people.