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Rabelais and His World / Edition 1
     

Rabelais and His World / Edition 1

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by Mikhail Bakhtin, Helene Iswolsky, M M Bakhtin
 

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ISBN-10: 0253203414

ISBN-13: 9780253203410

Pub. Date: 01/28/2009

Publisher: Indiana University Press

This classic work by the Russian philosopher and literary theorist Mikhail Bakhtin (1895–1975) examines popular humor and folk culture in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. One of the essential texts of a theorist who is rapidly becoming a major reference in contemporary thought, Rabelais and His World is essential reading for anyone interested in problems

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This classic work by the Russian philosopher and literary theorist Mikhail Bakhtin (1895–1975) examines popular humor and folk culture in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. One of the essential texts of a theorist who is rapidly becoming a major reference in contemporary thought, Rabelais and His World is essential reading for anyone interested in problems of language and text and in cultural interpretation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253203410
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2009
Edition description:
1st Midland Book Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
914,004
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

FOREWORD Krystyna Pomorska

PROLOGUE Michael Holquist

INTRODUCTION

ONE Rabelais in the History of Laughter
TWO The Language of the Marketplace in Rabelais
THREE Popular-Festive Forms and Images in Rabelais
FOUR Banquet Imagery in Rabelais
FIVE The Grotesque Image of the Body and Its Sources
SIX Images of the Material Bodily Lower Stratum
SEVEN Rabelais Images and His Time

INDEX

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