Sunday, September 19, 2004

Rabelais, Fran�ois

Pseudonym �Alcofribas Nasier� French writer and priest who for his contemporaries was an eminent physician and humanist and for posterity is the author of the comic masterpiece Gargantua and Pantagruel. The four novels composing this work are outstanding for their rich use of Renaissance French and for their comedy, which ranges from gross burlesque

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