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Gargantua and Pantagruel

Author: François Rabelais; Burton Raffel; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The dazzling and exuberant moral stories of Rabelais (c. 1471-1553) expose human follies with their mischievous and often obscene humour, while intertwining the realistic with carnivalesque fantasy to make us look afresh at the world. Gargantua depicts a young giant, reduced to laughable insanity by an education at the hands of paternal ignorance, old crones and syphilitic professors, who is rescued and turned into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Translations
Named Person: François Rabelais; François Rabelais
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: François Rabelais; Burton Raffel; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
ISBN: 0393028437 9780393028430
OCLC Number: 20631610
Notes: Translation of: Gargantua et Pantagruel.
Description: xi, 623 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Gargantua et Pantagruel.
Responsibility: François Rabelais ; translated by Burton Raffel.

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This is a panoramic look at the human condition by one of the greatest thinkers of the French Renaissance.  Read more...

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