Hyperion and the Hobbyhorse: Studies in Carnivalesque Subversion

Hyperion and the Hobbyhorse: Studies in Carnivalesque Subversion

By: Arthur Lindley (author)Hardback

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This book studies the interaction in late medieval and Renaissance English literature of Augustinian theology and the modes of subversive humor Bakhtin calls carnival. This interaction produces a sustained interrogation of public identity which limits medieval culture and its major texts to those of the Renaissance.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 01/12/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780874135886
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 197
  • ID: 9780874135886
  • weight: 470
  • ISBN10: 0874135885

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