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On the one hand it became linked to all that was typical and common in everyday
life . On the other hand it was related to personal invective ; that is , it was
directed at one single , private person . The historical universal individuality
ceased to ...
typical cry of a quack praising his medicines in grotesque , satiric form . The
doctor has a remarkable herb that increases sexual potency . The connection of
the doctor with regeneration as well as with death is , as we have seen ,
a number of typical grotesque forms of exaggerated body parts that completely
hide the normal members of the body . This is actually a picture of
dismemberment , of separate areas of the body enlarged to gigantic dimensions .
First of all , we ...
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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
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