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rabelais

General Crossword Questions for “rabelais”

  • French satirist represented as base liar

Encyclopedia

  • François Rabelais (French pronunciation: [fʁɑ̃swa ʁablɛ]) (c. 1494 – April 9, 1553) was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor and Renaissance humanist. He has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, and bawdy jokes and songs. — “François Rabelais - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Akira Rabelais, Los Angeles-based composer and author. Akira is the author of Argeïphontes Lyre', a software Artist: Akira Rabelais, Last.fm website (caveat emptor). Retrieved 2009-08-26. This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its. — “Akira Rabelais - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Now a classic of Renaissance studies, Rabelais and His World is considered one of Bakhtin's most important texts, and it is here that Bakhtin explores Rabelais' Gargantua and Pantagruel.[2] Bakhtin declares that, for centuries, Rabelais's book. — “Rabelais and His World - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • But he who dodges hospitals and jails, and walks fast crossing graveyards, and would rather talk of operas than hell; calls Cowper, Young, Pascal, Rousseau, poor devils all of sick men; and throughout a care-free lifetime swears by Rabelais as passing wise, and therefore jolly;–not that man is fitted to sit down on tomb-stones, and break the green damp mould with unfathomably wondrous Solomon. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville

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