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The transformation of an object into a swab is essentially its debasement ,
uncrowning , and destruction . Abusive expressions such as ... but even prevails .
All these various objects used as swabs are uncrowned in order to be
The world of objects and the world of language were immensely broadened and
enriched ; they had been essentially regenerated and regrouped according to
sharp and most unusual patterns . We know that during the Renaissance a ...
The unexpected role of the objects in the series of swabs still further contributed
to their individualization . In this peculiar use they enter quite a new classification
; they are removed from their initial weak general definition , and their individual ...
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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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