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Mirages de la farce, fête des fous Bruegel et Molière

Thierry. Boucquey

1991

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  • Title:
    Mirages de la farce, fête des fous Bruegel et Molière
  • Author: Thierry. Boucquey
  • Description: MIRAGES DE LA FARCEFête des fous, Bruegel et Molière; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Table of contents; Illustrations; Ouverture; Remerciements; 1. De saint espace à sot espace: Fête des fous, miroir de la farce; 2. Quelquesfous dans leur fête; 3. Bruegel: Cadre et cadré de la farce; 4. Molière: Quatrième dimension de la farce; Notes; Bibliographie; Index nominum et rerum
    Establishing the notion of reasonable foolishness and foolish reason as a generic principle of the old French farce, Boucquey's study examines the interdependencies among four key mimetic phenomena: the demented universe of the Feast of Fools festival, the genre of the farce, Bruegel's representation of the world, and the euphoric comedies of triumphant madness created by Moliere. This reinterpretation of French farce according to the principle of a topsy-turvy world reveals the link of madness that unites the four modes of production studied, from textual linearity, through representational s
  • Publication Date: 1991
  • Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co.
  • Format: 1 online resource (175 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-283-35867-0;ISBN 9786613358677;ISBN 90-272-7778-8
  • Subjects: Molière, 1622-1673 -- Criticism and interpretation; Bruegel, Pieter, ca. 1525-1569; French farces -- History and criticism; French drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism; Fools and jesters in literature; Fools and jesters in art; Art and literature; Electronic books
  • Language: French
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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