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Between Two Stools: Scatology and its Representations in English Literature, Chaucer to Swift
Between Two Stools investigates the representation of scatology – humorous, carnivalesque, satirical, damning and otherwise – in English literature from the middle ages to the eighteenth century. Smith contends that the 'two stools' stand for two broadly distinctive attitudes towards scatology. The first is a carnivalesque, merry, even hearty disposition, typified by the ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published September 15th 2012 by Manchester University Press
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