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Name Professor John Parkin
Job title Emeritus Professor
Department Department of French University of Bristol
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Qualifications BA(Oxon), PhD(Glas)
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Keywords humour
aggressive humour
satiric incongruity
unreality
comradely glee
French literature
Areas of expertise I am a Professor of French Literary Studies. I lecture on various aspects of literature and culture especially, sixteenth-century studies. I have published extensively on Rabelais, and I am the editor of French Humour.