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All the events shown in this episode present the character of a popular - festive
comic performance : it is a gay and free play , but it is also full of deep meaning .
Its hero and author is time itself , which uncrowns , covers with ridicule , kills the ...
It contained the following description of inebriety at banquets : “ due to a sudden
increase of blood , there is a change in the soul and in the thoughts it contains ;
then men forget their present misfortunes and are inspired with the hope of a ...
Grotesque images may , of course , present other members , organs and parts of
the body ( especially dismembered parts ) ... Actually , if we consider the
grotesque image in its extreme aspect , it never presents an individual body ; 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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