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Rabelais's hilarious, scabrous and often scatological fantasy of life amonth the monks and friars of sixteenth-century France remains a satirical and comic classic. A great broth of a book in which every conceivable literary form is parodied and every human desire satirized. But under the comedy there is a serious purpose, for Rabelais also enspouses a positive view of life in which tolerance, goodness, understanding and wisdom are opposed to dogmatism, pride and cruelty. The book is here presented in the classic ...

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    • Title: Gargantua and Pantagruel by Francois Rabelais
    • Publisher: Dover Publications
    • Print ISBN: 9780486808338, 0486808335
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    • Edition: 2016
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