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And such is precisely the grotesque concept of the body . Contrary to modern
canons , the grotesque body is not separated from the rest of the world . It is not a
closed , completed unit ; it is unfinished , outgrows itself , transgresses its own ...
mouth bodies or to the world outside . Moreover ... The grotesque body , as we
have often stressed , is a body in the act of becoming . It is never finished , never
completed , it is continually built , created , and builds and creates another body .
derecede comedie de monteres of the excrescences ( sprouts , buds ) and
orifices , only that which leads beyond the body ' s limited space or into the body '
s depths . Mountains and abysses , such is the relief of the grotesque body ; or ...
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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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