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Firstly, the specialist praiser is epistemologically located within traditional Zulu culture and his critical agency is exercised when, in a public space, he physically opposes the king.
Welsford, The Fool: His Social and Literary History, 55; Kaiser, Praisers of Folly, 129, 284.
Critical studies include: Walter Kaiser, Praisers of Folly: Erasmus, Rabelais, Shakespeare (Cambridge, Mass.
429-37; Walter Kaiser, Praisers of Folly: Erasmus, Rabelais, Shakespeare (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1963).
Women were the primary praisers and shamers of society.
Outward praise" is a case in point: as Booth points out, the phrase could mean "praise of your outward appearance" ("Thy outward thus with outward praise"), or it could mean "praise that is public" (with a homonymic pun on "outward" and "uttered"), or "praise that appears to be genuine but is not" (Shakespeare's Sonnets 253-54), and indeed al of these possible senses of "outward" blend together in this context in such a way that the praisers and the object of their praise seem to merge as well.
Miller, "The Paradoxical Encomium with Special Reference to Its Vogue in England, 1600-1800," MP 53 (1956): 145-78, and Walter Kaiser, Praisers of Folly: Erasmus, Rabelais, Shakespeare (London: Gollancz, 1964).