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The Romantic mask loses almost entirely its regenerating and renewing element
and acquires a somber hue . A terrible vacuum , a nothingness lurks behind it . (
This theme is strikingly presented in Bonaventura ' s “ Night Watches ” . ) But an ...
This is a pastoral Don Quixote simplified and reduced to a bare literary parody of
the shepherd theme , popular in those days . But in spite of this superficially
rational and narrow tendency , the novel contains a number of traditional images
Thus , the basic theme of the Third Book is closely connected with time and with
popular - festive forms : uncrowning ( cuckoldry ) , thrashing , and mockery .
Fortune - telling concerning the future bride and cuckoldry is linked with the
theme of ...
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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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