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Giants in those days : folklore, ancient history, and nationalism

Author: Walter Stephens
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1989.
Series: Regents studies in medieval culture.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stephens, Walter, 1949-
Giants in those days.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)598413322
Named Person: François Rabelais; François Rabelais; François Rabelais; François Rabelais; François Rabelais; François Rabelais; François Rabelais; François Rabelais; François Rabelais; François Rabelais
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Stephens
ISBN: 0803238738 9780803238732
OCLC Number: 18191161
Description: xii, 456 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Giants and the representation of culture : the modern myth of Rabelais's folklore --
In Diebus Illis : giants, history and theology --
Annius of Viterbo, the flood, and a new universal history --
Jean Lemaire de Belges and Gallic patriotism --
Rabelais's two gigantologies --
Pantagruel and the humanist depiction of patriotic sophistry --
Giants, authority, and the afterlife of Alcofrybas.
Series Title: Regents studies in medieval culture.
Responsibility: Walter Stephens.

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