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The feast is always essentially related to time , either to the recurrence of an
event in the natural ( cosmic ) cycle , or to biological or historic timeliness .
Moreover , through all the stages of historic development feasts were linked to
moments of ...
The feast of fools is one of the most colorful and genuine expressions of medieval
festive laughter near the precincts of the church . Another of its expressions is the
" feast of the ass ” commemorating Mary ' s flight to Egypt with the infant Jesus ...
18 These popular unofficial forms of merriment continued , of course , to surround
the feasts of the Church . ... Whenever the free popular aspect of the feast is
preserved , 18 Actually , every feast day crowns and uncrowns , and has
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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
ONE Rabelais in the History of Laughter
TWO The Language of the Marketplace in Rabelais
THREE PopularFestive Forms and Images in Rabelais
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