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Author Bowen, Barbara C.

Title Enter Rabelais, laughing / Barbara C. Bowen
Edition First edition
Published Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, [1998]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 230 pages)
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 -- Epic and mock-epic laughter -- Laughter 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 -- Appendix -- Appendix -- Endnotes -- Bibliography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-221) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Rabelais, François, approximately 1490-1553? -- Criticism and interpretation.
Comic, The, in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585177538 (electronic bk.)
9780585177533 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)