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Thus “ Cyprian ' s supper " and many other Latin parodies of the Middle Ages are
nothing but a selection of all the degrading , earthy details taken from the Bible ,
the Gospels , and other sacred texts . In the comic dialogues of Solomon with ...
He is right in stating that the Renaissance was prepared by the Middle Ages , and
especially by the twelfth century . And finally , he correctly points out that the word
renaissance did not mean a revival of the ancient arts and sciences . It was an ...
We shall discuss only one historically determined aspect of laughter pertaining to
folk culture in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance . Moreover , we shall
examine it not in its entirety but only within the limits permitted by the analysis of ...
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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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