Rabelais and His World
ISBN10: 0253203414 ISBN13: 9780253203410 Publisher: Replica Books Published: Aug 1 1984 Weight: 1.25lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
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.