Everything you need to understand or teach Rabelais and His World by Mikhail Bakhtin.
This is a work of literary criticism, by Mikhail Bakhtin. There is a note on the back that states that the author accurately represents the change in Russia from the nineteenth to the twentieth centuries. His work has grown prominent in Russia—both Soviet Russia and Post-Soviet Russia in the second half of the twentieth century. The work is a relatively contemporary analysis of a bygone era of Russia. Not only does this survey the Middle Ages and the Renaissance from the 20th century perspective, but it does something unusual as well; the author analyzes a cultural form—the carnival.
The entire work has been translated for the convenience of English readers throughout the world. There are introductory pieces designed to orient readers to the correct way to understand this piece of literary criticism. There are seven chapters and three forwards with an index for a total of... View more of the Rabelais and His World Summary
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