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Synonyms for charivari

a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple

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As the regime of Louis-Philippe began, reviews of and ads selling de Kock's work cropped up more consistently in the Journal, as well as in newly-established papers like Le Charivari (1832), Le Monde dramatique (1835), and La France litteraire (1832).
While comparing this performance of authority and discipline to other folk protests and charivari, Davis-Fisch maintains that the rioters' elite status and their "choice of how to perform their civilized authority [.
In Chapter 3, the focus is on the rambunctious carry-on of charivari as evidenced in Paris, BnF.
Charivari chez les agences de voyages, specialisees dans l'operation Omra.
Malgre ce charivari politique, le secretaire general a reaffirme que le PPS reste fidele a ses alliances et a ses constances : democratie, interets supreme de la nation, reformes conformement au referentiel du parti.
Pas de reaction a cet article Reagissant, pour la premiere fois, a la motion de censure que des deputes de l'assemblee nationale constituante se proposent de deposer a son encontre, le president de la Republique provisoire, Moncef Marzouki a declare qu'il s'agit d'un charivari.
Racial and social exclusion were not the same and the concept of 'colonial charivari makes more sense amongst the colonisers, rather than between coloniser and colonised.
She focuses on the work they produced for popular publications such as La charivari, as well as on Balzac's multi-volume novel, La comedie humaine, La cure du village, and certain of his theoretical essays.
84) Elements of charivari were adopted as forms of protest on the part of eighteenth-century London crowds as well; see for instance, Nicholas Rogers, "Popular Protest in Early Hanoverian London," Past & Present, 79 (May 1978), pp.
Degas's 1878 Cafe Singer (Singer with a Glove), to take another example, was mocked in Le Charivari as a veritable advertisement for the dark glove in its foreground, a bourgeois accessory popularized by department stores with mammoth glove departments.
11) La literatura sobre juventud nos relata un proceso similar al analizar la practica del charivari en Europa en el Siglo XIX, cuando una practica que remitia aun desorden y alteracion simbolica de los roles domesticos se transforma en una expresion de critica politica sobre las autoridades politicas y religiosas.
Acorazado, producida por Jaibol Films con Fidecine, Lemon Films y Charivari Films, se halla en cartelera desde el viernes 9 con cerca de 50 copias.
Punch spells it Charivari but its an old Ontario custom--from Quebec evidently--that on bridal night the bridal pair are serenaded by local rustic buffoons with musical buzz-saws, rattles, clappers, tin cans, lids, horns and drums until the husband gives them enough money to go away and leave him alone.
The (il)logic of this hierarchical punishment matrix meant that even though Southern whites individually could (and did) disrupt the political and social order and were, consequently, punished through the charivari, their crimes were never collectively demarcated as being disruptive because of their inculcation into what Wiegman calls the "privileged ranks of citizenry" (94).
The shaving of women's heads immediately after the Liberation was also a very public spectacle, one which was often reminiscent of charivari type rituals, but was it also heroic?