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The portable Rabelais

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by François Rabelais

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by The Viking press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French Fantasy fiction,
  • Giants,
  • Translations into English,
  • Gargantua (Legendary character),
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated & edited by Samuel Putnam
    SeriesThe Viking portable library
    ContributionsPutnam, Samuel, 1892-1950, ed. and tr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1685.E5 P83
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 623 p.
    Number of Pages623
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24743016M
    LC Control Number46006714

    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. FRANCIS RABELAIS. THE FIRST BOOK. To the Honoured, Noble Translator of Rabelais. Rabelais, whose wit prodigiously was made, All men, professions, actions to invade, With so much furious vigour, as if it Had lived o'er each of them, and each had quit, Yet with such happy sleight and careless skill, As, like the serpent, doth with laughter kill, So that although his noble leaves appear Antic and.

    A truly appalling book. Rabelais’ work is a masterpiece but this edition is shockingly bad. Halfway through the second chapter the words suddenly stop with no explanation- this is obviously a fault and I have never seen one like it before in a book that I have purchased. Added to this, the book is /5(31). Gargantua and Pantagruel (Penguin Classics) out of 5 stars this edition is suppose to be (along with Putnam in the portable Rabelais) to be among the best translations of this quintessential work of French literature. Reviewed in Canada on 23 July Verified Purchase/5(27).

    François Rabelais was born at the end of the fifteenth century. A Franciscan monk turned Benedictine, he abandoned the cloister in and began to study medicine at Montpellier. Two years later he wrote his first work, Pantagruel, which revealed his genius as a storyteller, satirist, propagandist and creator of comic situations and he published Gargantua, a companion to /5(28).   Buy Gargantua and Pantagruel (Penguin Classics) New Ed by Rabelais, Francois, Screech, M. A. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(31).


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Description: xiii, pages ; 18 cm. Series Title: Viking portable library. François Rabelais (UK: / ˈ r æ b ə l eɪ / RAB-ə-lay, US: / ˌ r æ b ə ˈ l eɪ /-⁠ LAY, French: [fʁɑ̃swa ʁablɛ]; between and – ) was a French Renaissance writer, physician, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek has historically been regarded as a writer of satire, the grotesque, bawdy jokes, and songs.

Because of his literary power and historical Born: between andChinon, Kingdom of France. The mission of the Viking Portable Library is “to present a considerable quantity of widely popular reading in a volume so small that it can conveniently be carried and read in places where a book of ordinary format would be a hindrance.” The Viking Portable Library:.

Samuel Putnam Rabelais THE PORTABLE RABELAIS 1st Edition Thus Hardcover New York Viking Press Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Some edge wear with a few chips and tears. Seller Rating: % positive. The Portable Rabelais by Rabelais.

Selected, Translated, & edited by Samuel Putnam. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Title: The Portable Rabelais Author Name: Rabelais Categories: Literature & Poetry - Classics, Literature & Poetry, Edition: First Edition Publisher: NY, Viking: Binding: hardcover Book Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Very minor wear to. One of the most important additions to the Portables, in that Samuel Putnam here gives us the result of twenty years' work, retranslating Rabelais, reassessing the values of the classic Urquhart translation and its successors, supplying his translation with new notes (at chapter ends) to give the reader access to important background data on period, setting, allusions, etc.

The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel (French: La vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel) is a pentalogy of novels written in the 16th century by François Rabelais, telling the adventures of two giants, Gargantua (/ ɡ ɑːr ˈ ɡ æ n tj u ə / gar-GAN-tew-ə, French: [ɡaʁɡɑ̃tɥa]) and his son Pantagruel (/ p æ n ˈ t æ ɡ r u ɛ l,-əl, ˌ p æ n t ə ˈ ɡ r uː ə l / pan-TAG-roo-el Author: François Rabelais ("Alcofribas Nasier").

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Published by Viking Press. Used. but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.

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Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by ttscribehongkong on Decem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Unquenchable Thirst to Understand: Francois Rabelais’ Satire of Medieval and Renaissance Learning In Gargantua and Pantagruel by Yvonne Merritt.

In his book Gargantua and Pantagruel, Francois Rabelais uses satire to address the dislocation felt by Renaissance providing an exaggerated fable, comical in nature, Rabelais poses a serious introspection into the extremes of both.

The book’s title is debossed on the front of the book. This pattern persists over the first generation of Viking Portable Library titles. The half-title page: The title page, with the date of printing (). The copyright page includes a statement about the book’s production being in compliance with US wartime conservation efforts.

On offer is a nice beige cloth hardback edition of The Portable Rabelais selected, translated and edited by Samuel Putnam. This is a very compact Viking Press edition that measures x x 1 inches, contains pgs and weighs ounces.

The book is in very good Rating: % positive. François Rabelais; François Rabelais (primary author only) Author division. François Rabelais is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.

Includes. François Rabelais is composed of 23 names. You can examine and separate out names. Combine with. The Author's Prologue to the First Book.

Rabelais to the Reader. Chapter the Genealogy and Antiquity of Gargantua. Chapter Antidoted Fanfreluches: or, a Galimatia of extravagant Conceits found in an ancient Monument.

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Grace Abounding Continue Reading "Reading List of Completed Books".In a book of a contemporary of Rabelais, the Legende de Pierre Faifeu by the Angevin, Charles de Bourdigne, the first edition of which dates from and the second —both so rare and so forgotten that the work is only known since the eighteenth century by the reprint of Custelier—in the introductory ballad which recommends this book to.