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Inferiors will lose respect for their superiors . Never has history , which has
witnessed many wonders , told of such dreadful happenings . Let us stress in this
prophetic picture the complete destruction of the established hierarchy , social ...
Such was the medieval picture of the cosmos . The characteristic trait of this
picture was that all degrees of value correspond strictly to the position in space ,
from the lowest to the highest . The higher the element on the cosmic scale ( that
striking picture . However , the most terrifying place in it for Panurge is not Satan '
s jaws but Proserpine ' s stool . Proserpine ' s rump is , so to say , an underworld
in the underworld , the lower depths in the lower depths , and Raminagrobis is ...
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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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