Blog Piece: Mikhail Bakhtin’s Rabelais and His World

By Mosarrap H. Khan Mikhail Bakhtin’s Rabelais and His World (1968) traces the history of the grotesque in European culture and literature with particular focus on Rabelais’ writing. The very purpose of the study is to showcase the positive aspects of the art of the grotesque that has hitherto been treated as an aberration from…

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