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Loja de Oculos politicos: Portuguese Satire in Sheets

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3951

The collection contains of the second edition of the anonymous Portuguese satire Loja de Oculos politicos. Fantazia moral ou invectiva, pela qual o cortezao pode comprar e escolher Os de Melhor Gosto para desobrir verdades, ver a boa fortuna, conhecer os homens sem os tratar, &c., or the "shop of political eyeglasses." The item is in sheets, and consists of 14 pages.

First published in 1804, the "shop of political eyeglasses" is an anonymous satire written in Portuguese. The book consists of a series of vignettes of various social types walking into an eyeglass store in search of glasses for various purposes: to see far, to not see anything upsetting, to look like a gentleman, etc. Each character's tale is a vehicle for political satire.

Dates

  • 1819

Language

The material in this collection is in Portuguese.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The collection contains of the second edition of the anonymous Portuguese satire Loja de Oculos politicos. Fantazia moral ou invectiva, pela qual o cortezao pode comprar e escolher Os de Melhor Gosto para desobrir verdades, ver a boa fortuna, conhecer os homens sem os tratar, &c., or the "shop of political eyeglasses." The item is in sheets, and consists of 14 pages.

First published in 1804, the "shop of political eyeglasses" is an anonymous satire written in Portuguese. The book consists of a series of vignettes of various social types walking into an eyeglass store in search of glasses for various purposes: to see far, to not see anything upsetting, to look like a gentleman, etc. Each character's tale is a vehicle for political satire.

Biographical/Historical Note

This collection was written by an anonymous author.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480