The anti-papal tone of the renaissance and baroque pasquinade
is here subverted by a satirical image targeting a supposedly 'secular' form of authority (the American presidency), which has, through its use of crusading language, appropriated the moral authority of the catholic church, while ignoring the Pope's own opposition to war in Iraq.
The Investors' Pasquinade
is dedicated to Carol Townsend.
The conference, the first annual Investors' Pasquinade
, will be held May 5, 6, and 7, at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston.
Especially innovative are the chapters, "The City," on the transmission of information in Venice, and "Communicative Transactions," which compares different forms of communication, from official publications to the political gossip in barbershops and pharmacies and the posting of anonymous pasquinades
and the other a statement from Crocker's New Whig Guide: 'Political Pasquinades
and Political Caricatures are parts (though humble ones) of Political history.
Accounts to reconcile: Anecdotes to pick up: Inscriptions to make out: Stories to weave in: Traditions to sift: Personages to call upon: Panygericks to paste up at this door: Pasquinades
One of Rynne's better pasquinades
said it all: "Why the conciliar secrecy?
He will have views and prospects to himself perpetually solliciting his eye, which he can no more help standing still to look at than he can fly; he will moreover have various Accounts to reconcile: Anecdotes to pick up: Inscriptions to make out: Stories to weave in: Traditions to sift: Personages to call upon: Panygericks to paste up at this door: Pasquinades
at that: -- All which both the man and his mule are quite exempt from.
The controversial 1570 pasquinades
taught Ribera that the University of Valencia and the urban oligarchy, like the Carroz, Mijavila, and Monzon families, had to be respected.