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The first medieval comic play that has been preserved , The Play in the Bower by
Adam de la Halle , is a remarkable example of a ... Laughter penetrated the
mystery plays ; the diableries which are part of these performances have an
Our starting point will be a brief analysis of the French comic drama “ The Play in
the Bower " ( Jeu de la Feuillée ) of the troubadour Adam de la Halle from Arras .
This drama was written in 1262 , almost three hundred years before Rabelais .
In spite of its simple unpretentious character , this play ... Considerable roles in
the drama are played by the banquet , the procreative force , the game of dice ,
the parodied character of the monk with the relics , the uncrowned antique gods ...
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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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