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Because of such interpretation the deep and universal nature of grotesque
images was completely obscured . The most extensive work devoted to the
subject was published in 1894 by the German scientist G . Schneegans , entitled
“ The ...
What are , according to Kayser , the basic characteristics of grotesque imagery ?
Kayser ' s definitions first of all strike us by the gloomy , terrifying tone of the
grotesque world that alone the author sees . In reality gloom is completely alien
The combination of human and animal forms is one of the most ancient images ,
but it is completely alien to La Bruyère , the faithful spokesman of his time . He is
used to conceive being as something finished , stable , completed , clear , and ...
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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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