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The sphere of folk humor is boundless and , as we have said , presents a great
variety of manifestations . As far as this culture is concerned , our problem is
purely theoretical : to show the oneness and meaning of folk humor , its general ...
19 The antique tradition has an essential meaning for the Renaissance , which
offered an apology of the literary tradition of laughter and brought it into the
sphere of humanist ideas . As to the aesthetic practice of Renaissance laughter ,
it is ...
Beyond this sphere we find another , broader perspective , more important
historically . This sphere also belongs to reality , but it has a different dimension .
Let us turn once more to the images of the Picrochole war . They are based , as
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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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