Abstract

This article shows how the Portuguese press used King 'Kalakana's' (as his name was commonly spelled then) stay in Lisbon in 1881 to launch a humorous but scathing attack on national mores by means of unfavorably comparing their backwardness with the supposedly 'savage' nature of the visiting monarch.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1529-1456
Print ISSN
0162-4962
Pages
pp. 74-90
Launched on MUSE
2010-06-24
Open Access
No
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