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"Notre premier sujet c'est la politique": Charlie Hebdo and Contemporary French Politics

French Studies Bulletin. 2014. No. 35 (133). P. 85-88.

The article aims to understand the phenomenon of perhaps the most provocative satirical newspaper in France - Charlie Hebdo. Politics and policymakers are the principal objects of ridicule in the cartoons, comic strips and editorials created by the journalists and artists at Charlie, the weekly newspaper evidently an organ of satirical comment. The article analyses verbal methods which Charlie uses to maintain its provocative satirical edge.