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By Jim Dawson

Do you know that James Joyce cherished to sniff his wife'¬?s farts? That a few fish speak by means of expelling gasoline? Or that the Pentagon is constructing guns of mass olfactory destruction (WMOD)? That'¬?s only a whiff of what's in shop during this breathtaking follow-up to the best-selling fart background, WHO lower THE CHEESE?In BLAME IT at the puppy, eminent fartologist Jim Dawson sniffs out the newest and maximum new goods of the prior century, from flatulent robotic canines and fart fetishists to poot-proof undies and anti-stink capsules. In fifty breezy chapters, he spills the beans approximately clinical (wind)breakthroughs, big name butt rumblings, and real-life fartistes like Flatulina Fontanelle Boutier, our on-line world entertainer the Queen of Farts, and Mr. Methane, England'¬?s Prince of Poots. Plumbing the nether areas of politics, popular culture, and the (f)arts, this stinker a WC publication will go away you gasping for air.

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M. C. Bradbrook, The Growth and Structure of Elizabethan Comedy (Baltimore, 1963), 21. 2. Walter F. , 1965), 79. 3. C. ), 139. 4. , 179. 5. Otto, 202. 6. Kerenyi, p. 179. Kerenyi makes a distinction between bios and zoe, the two Greek words for life, the first meaning “characterized life” (xxxiii) and the second, “non-death” (xxxiv). The difference, he feels, is clear: zoe presupposes “the experience of infinite life” (xxxvi). 7. , 1972), 269. 8. Moses Hadas, Introduction, The Complete Plays of Aristophanes, ed.

As a result, it is often unclear whether the action is meant to represent a dream world of nightmares or real happenings. Within the same scene the action may switch from the nightmarish poetry of high emotions to pure knock-about farce or cabaret, and above all, the dialogue tends to get out of hand so that at times the words seem to go counter to the actions of the characters on the stage, to degenerate into lists of words and phrases from a dictionary or traveler’s conversation book, or to get bogged down in endless repetitions like a phonograph record stuck in one groove.

They form part of an ancestral heritage, a very ancient storehouse which is a portion of the common property of all mankind. It is this, which, transcending their outward diversity, reunites all human beings and constitutes our profound common patrimony, the universal language. . 5 In other words, the commonly acceptable framework of beliefs and values of former epochs which has now been shattered is to be replaced by the community of dreams and desires of a collective unconscious. And, to quote Ionesco again: .

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