Balance between cruelty and reconciliation in the endings of several comédies-ballets by Molière and his contemporaries (France, 1652-1680), as a springboard for review of the relationship between Bakhtinian and Bergsonian analyses of humour.
|Translated title of the contribution||'Le carnaval autorise cela': cruelty and joie de vivre in the dénouements of the comédie-ballet|
|Title of host publication||Joie de vivre in French Literature and Culture|
|Editors||S Harrow, T Unwin|
|Pages||141 - 154|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
- comedie-ballet, reconciliation, exclusion