TITLE

Toward a Mechanics of Mode: Beyond Bakhtin

AUTHOR(S)
Hayman, David
PUB. DATE
January 1983
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter1983, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Discusses the traditional representations of disorder and anti-social outrage as esthetic phenomena in the book "Rabelais and His World," by Mikhail Bakhtin. Analysis of carnivals as folk super-genre; Use of carnival activities as a frame of reference for the comic and seriocomic effects; Mechanisms underlying festive and artistic conventions.
ACCESSION #
15746592

 

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