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" Carnival is not a spectacle seen by the people; they live in it, and everyone participates because its very idea embraces all the people. "
The New Work Order: Behind the Language of the New Capitalism - Page 69
by James Paul Gee - 1996 - 200 pages
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Popular Recreations in English Society 1700-1850

Robert W. Malcolmson - History - 1979 - 212 pages
...liberation from those burdens and tribulations which are all too real. 'Carnival', it has been said, 'is not a spectacle seen by the people; they live...everyone participates because its very idea embraces all the people. While carnival lasts, there is no other life outside it. During carnival time life is subject...
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Rabelais and His World

Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich Bakhtin - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 484 pages
...Footlights would destroy a carnival, as the absence of footlights would destroy a theatrical performance. Carnival is not a spectacle seen by the people; they...everyone participates because its very idea embraces all the people. While carnival lasts, there is no other life outside it. During carnival time life is subject...
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Comparative Criticism: Volume 10, Comedy, Irony, Parody

E. S. Shaffer - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 439 pages
...as art-comedy and the common joke do. The overlap is apparent in other ways too. Bakhtin noted : ' carnival is not a spectacle seen by the people, they live in it ' ; ' carnival does not know footlights, [that is]... it does not acknowledge any distinction between...
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Television and Women's Culture: The Politics of the Popular

Mary Ellen Brown - Feminist criticism - 1990 - 256 pages
...namely the spectacle. l8 However, carnival is not a spectacle that the people merely observe: . . . They live in it, and everyone participates because its very idea embraces all people . . . During carnival time life is subject only to its laws, that is, the laws of its own freedom ....
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Mikhail Bakhtin: Creation of a Prosaics

Gary Saul Morson, Caryl Emerson - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 530 pages
..."Footlights would destroy a carnival, as the absence of footlights would destroy a theatrical performance. Carnival is not a spectacle seen by the people; they live in it. ... While carnival lasts, there is no other life outside it" (RAHW, p. 7). Thus carnival — and its...
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The Taste of Blood: Spirit Possession in Brazilian Candomblé

James William Wafer - History - 1991 - 219 pages
...actors and spectators. Footlights would" destroy a carnival. . . . Carnival is not a spectacle seen by people; they live in it, and everyone participates because its very idea embraces all people" (Bakhtin 1984:7). In the present ethnography I have tried to draw out the implications of Bakhtin's...
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The Social Relations of Jonson's Theater

Jonathan Haynes - Drama - 1992 - 143 pages
...Footlights would destroy a carnival, as the absence of footlights would destroy a theatrical performance. Carnival is not a spectacle seen by the people; they...everyone participates because its very idea embraces all the people. While carnival lasts, there is no other life outside it. I? The second Article grants that...
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Passions and Deceptions: The Early Films of Ernst Lubitsch

Sabine Hake - Performing Arts - 1992 - 215 pages
...and takes the place of cultural practices that require a more active involvement. Real participation ("Carnival is not a spectacle seen by the people; they live in it, and everybody participates because the very idea embraces all the people" 9 ) is replaced by the unending...
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The Carnival Stage: Vicentine Comedy Within the Serio-comic Mode

José I. Suárez - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 172 pages
...throughout the nonfestive months. anarchy. Bakhtin defines the participatory nature of carnival as follows: Carnival is not a spectacle seen by the people; they...participates because its very idea embraces all people. While carnival lasts, there is no other life outside it. During carnival time life is subject only...
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The Aims of Representation: Subject, Text, History

Murray Krieger - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 280 pages
...in Bakhtin's work as a universal aesthetic and social ideal, a sign of a truly human, free society: "Carnival is not a spectacle seen by the people; they...everyone participates because its very idea embraces all the people. While carnival lasts, there is no other life outside it. During carnival time, life is...
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