O humor na imprensa periódica portuguesa (1797-1835)

Translated title of the contribution: Humor in Portuguese periodical press 1797-1835

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The purpose of this article is to explore the impact of humorous processes on the emergence of modern Portugal. The research also looks into the role of humor in the building of public opinion, and intends to discern the place of humor in the
development of printed communication in Portugal during the transition from Absolutism to the Liberal state and to grasp the social and political contradictions of humor in that period.
Translated title of the contributionHumor in Portuguese periodical press 1797-1835
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)176-191
Number of pages16
JournalRevista Territórios e Fronteiras
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020


  • History of reading and publishing
  • Periodical press
  • Humor studies


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