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social history of the fool

Sandra Billington

social history of the fool

by Sandra Billington

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Published by Harvester in Brighton .
Written in English


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StatementSandra Billington.
The Physical Object
Pagination160p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15153513M
ISBN 100710810881

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About the Author Sandra Billington was Lecturer and Reader in Renaissance Theatre at the University of Glasgow from toand a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh from to A Social History of the Fool won the Folklore Society's Katharine Briggs Folklore Award in Author: Sandra Billington.

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The Fool: His Social and Literary History: Enid Welsford: : Books 5/5(1). However, as Sandra Billington shows in this pioneering study, the Fool has been with us from medieval times and has worn many guises: village idiot and sophisticated comedian, embodiment of Satan and God's own jester.

He has managed, as Billington notes, 'to inspire or infect our thinking for at least eight hundred years'. The Fool: His Social and Literary History by Enid Welsford. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Start by marking “The Fool: His Social and Literary History” as Want to Read: Want to Read. saving. Want to Read. Currently Reading. Read/5. An authoritative, well-written study of people who practised the art of buffoonery, from the Second Century to the present.

Literary and historical references carefully traced. The parasite, the laughter-maker, clowns, comic actors, conjurers, jugglers, anyone whose profession was that of playing ""the fool"" — all are here.

Too much of a study to be classed as entertainment &#; but. Not since Shakespeare has Shakespeare been this clever. "Fool" is a retelling of Shakespeare's "King Lear" from the Fool's perspective. The fool in Shakespeare's text is an integral supporting character who utters most of the play's philosophical secrets.

Moore picks 4/5. A jester, court jester, or fool, was historically an entertainer during the medieval and Renaissance eras who was a member of the household of a nobleman or a monarch employed to entertain guests.

Jesters were also itinerant performers who entertained common folk at fairs and town markets. The fool;: His social and literary history Hardcover – January 1, by Enid Welsford (Author)5/5(1).

A Social History of the Fool won the Folklore Society's Katharine Briggs Folklore Award in Author: Billington Sandra. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books The fool: his social and literary history Enid Welsford Snippet view - The Fool: His Social and Literary History Enid Welsford Snippet view. The existence of the Fool in medieval England --Theological and philosophical attitudes to the Fool --The rise of the Fool --Jack Pudding --Later attitudes --The respectability of the Fool and the rise of the clown --Seasonal fooling --Conclusion.

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A Social History of the Fool Hardcover – July 1 by Sandra Billington (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Sandra Billington. A Social History of the Fool Sandra Billington. Kindle Edition. £ Next. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device : Enid Welsford. Throughout human history the persona of the fool and his mythological equivalent, the trickster, has played an essential role, the role of change.

Just as the fool can force change in social situations with his license, his mythological counterpart, the trickster, is the central force of change in the world.

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Buy A Social History of the Fool by Sandra Billington from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: Main.OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in Includes Index. Description: xv, pages 21 cm: Contents: Part I.

The Laughter-Making Parasite or Buffoon: The Professional Buffoon --The Mythical Buffoon --Part Court-Fool in Reality: Origins: The Fool as Mascot and Scapegoat --Origins: The Fool as Poet and Clairvoyant --The Medieval Court-Fool --The Court-Fool of the.The History of the Jester (from Chapter 1: Facets of the Fool and Chapter 7: Stultorum Plena Sunt Omnia, or Fools Are Everywhere) "Who Is Not a Fool?" ["Qui non stultus?"] —Horace ( B.C.), Satires, Then come jesters, musicians and trained dwarfs, And singing girls from the land of Ti-ti, To delight the ear and eye And bring mirth.