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On Farting Language and Laughter in the Middle Ages

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ISBN-10: 0230100392

ISBN-13: 9780230100398

Edition: 2007

Authors: Valerie Allen

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This book presents waste as an aesthetic category that introduces an arsy-versy world where detritus is precious.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 4/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 239
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction: The Midden Age
Old Farts
For the Edification of Copious Shitters and Costive Maidens Whose Hours At Siege Should Be Profitably Employed
"Sometimes I sits and thinks; Sometimes I just sits"
Hard Lessons
Logic 101
The Music Album Musical Bum
Butts and Instruments: Nature vs. Art
The Musical Universe
Canticus Canticorum [Song of Songs]
Broken Air
The Nose Knows
I/Thou13. One Flesh
A Short Excursus on Wind
Till Death Us Do Part
"Oh dear, what can the matter be? Three old ladies got stuck in the lavatory�Ǡ"
"There was an old lady who swallowed a fly�Ǡ"
Farting at the Devil
Filthy Lucre22. Shitting Ducats
Duck-Rabbit, Face-Bottom
In Between
In the Beginning was the Word
The Silver-Tongued Butt
The Grammar of Farts
Potent Words
Legitimate Etymology
Rebuilding Babel
Bastard Laughter
Better out Than In
Spend a Penny, Save a Penny
Flatus of the Voice
Conclusion: die afterwissenschaft [end-knowledge, pseudo-science, butthole-scholarship]
The Mystery of Roland
Fartprints of Roland