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Title:
Enter Rabelais, laughing
Author:
Bowen, Barbara C.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
xv, 230 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Prologue -- How Rabelaisian is Rabelais? -- Laugh, and the world laughs with you -- French literary laughter -- Rire est le propre de l'homme -- Laughing Rabelais -- "Literary" genres -- Narrative laughter -- Laughter on stage -- From humanism to trivial pursuit -- Humanist facetiae -- Reformation satire -- The library of Saint-Victor -- Rabelais and rhetoric -- Panurge orator: the Parisian lady -- Panurge orator: the praise of debts -- Doctor Rabelais -- Therapeutic laughter -- Comic diet -- Law and medicine -- Roman and canon law -- Rabelais and law -- Bridoye -- Envoi.
ISBN:
9780826513069
Format :
Book

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