Oeuvres de Maitre François Rabelais. Vol. II
De Beer Lb 1725 R
Amsterdam: Henri Bordesius
‘The Two-horse Tumbrel of Salvation’; ‘The Codpiece of the Law’; ‘The Slippers or Pantofles of the Decretals’; ‘The Pomegranate of Vice’ are just a few of the titles Pantagruel finds in the library of St Victor in Paris. Others follow in Book II, Chapter VII, of François Rabelais’s (c.1490-1553) bawdy, grotesque, inventive, and ‘gigantic’ Gargantua and Pantagruel, which spewed forth from the pen of this doctor-monk between 1532 and 1564. The work was condemned by the Church and the faculty at the Sorbonne in Paris. Rabelais’s unique literary legacy is without peer.
François Rabelais, “Oeuvres de Maitre François Rabelais. Vol. II,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed October 1, 2020, http://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/10591.
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