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9 . folk culture of humor , which has found in his works its greatest literary
expression . Rabelais ' illuminative role in this respect is of the greatest
importance . His novel must serve as a key to the immense treasury of folk humor
which as yet ...
However , the immediate object of our study is not the culture of folk humor but
the work of Rabelais . The sphere of folk humor is boundless and , as we have
said , presents a great variety of manifestations . As far as this culture is
We have tried to show that the exceptional originality of his work was determined
by the ancient folk culture of humor , powerfully reflected in Rabelaisian imagery .
The main failure of contemporary West - European Rabelaisiana consists in ...
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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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