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ISBN: 9780140440478 - The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel
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The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel

Francois Rabelais

ISBN: 9780140440478
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Edition: New impression


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This text parodies everyone from eminent classical authors and schoolmen to Rabelais's own acquaintances. But the brilliance of the book lies not merely in these learned references, but in the story into which they are woven.

 

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This text parodies everyone from eminent classical authors and schoolmen to Rabelais's own acquaintances. But the brilliance of the book lies not merely in these learned references, but in the story into which they are woven.