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Carnival and theater : plebeian culture and the structure of authority in Renaissance England

Author: Michael D Bristol
Publisher: New York : Methuen, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bristol, Michael D., 1940-
Carnival and theater.
New York : Methuen, 1985
(OCoLC)562216880
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Bristol
ISBN: 0416350704 9780416350708
OCLC Number: 12103883
Description: 237 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Playing the old works historically --
The social function of festivity --
Carnival and plebeian culture --
Travesty and social order --
Butchers and fishmongers --
'A complete exit from the present order of life' --
Authority and the author function --
The dialectic of laughter --
Clowning and devilment --
Wedding feast and charivari --
Treating death as a laughing matter --
The festive agon: the politics of Carnival.
Responsibility: Michael D Bristol.

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