Rabelais and His World

Rabelais and His World

Book Title: Rabelais and His World

Author: Mikhail Bakhtin

Format: Paperback | 512 pages

Publication Date: 09 Jan 2009

ISBN-13: 9780253203410

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.