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Rabelais and His World

Rabelais and His World
Author: Mikhail Bakhtin
ISBN 13: 9780253203410
ISBN 10: 253203414
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication Date: 2009-01-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 512
List Price: $22.00

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.