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Rabelais was a connoisseur , possessing a wealth of information on this subject ,
for the ancient giants had already been listed by the scholar Ravisius Textor ,
whose works were used by Rabelais . The giants and their legends are closely ...
In medieval literature the dismembered bodies of saints were often an occasion
for grotesque images and enumerations . In one of the best medieval parodies , “
The Treatise of García of Toledo , " which we have already mentioned , the hero ...
We have already seen the role played by junk in the carnivalesque underworld .
We have also sufficiently discussed the part played by “ bottoms up ” in folk
humor , from common somersaults to more complex comic situations . The
imagery of ...
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Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin (Russian: Михаил Михайлович Бахти́н, pronounced [mʲɪxʌˈil mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ bʌxˈtʲin]) (November 17, 1895, Oryol – March 7, 1975) was a Russian philosopher, literary critic ... Read full review
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