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Romantic grotesque was an important manifestation of world literature . To a
certain degree it was a reaction against the elements of classicism which
characterized the self - importance of the Enlightenment . It was a reaction
against the cold ...
We must add that these expressions taken from games were important in shaping
the vernacular . The images of two important episodes of the novel are built on
games . The first is the “ prophetic riddle " that concludes the First Book ...
The " Indian Wonders ” are therefore an important source of the grotesque
conception of the body . We must add that these legends were still alive and
stimulated interest in the time of Rabelais . In the last chapter of Pantagruel
Rabelais tells ...
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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
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