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One of the specific topics explored in the book is the peculiarity of the novel
among other literary genres . ... a series of discussions on the nature of the novel
, considered the most important genre for defining the new obligatory style .
Prophetic riddles were so popular at the time of Rabelais that Thomas Sebillet
devoted to this genre a special section of his “ Poetics ” ( Chapter 11 , De l '
Enigme ) . 22 Riddles are extremely characteristic of the artistic and ideological ...
The expression coq - à - l ' âne had been established after Clément Marot wrote
his first poem in that genre , entitled Epitre du coq - àl ' âne , dédiée à Lyon Jamet
. 18 This piece contains no unity of composition nor logical consistency in the ...
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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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