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Le Quart Livre

(Gargantua and Pantagruel #4)

3.44  ·  Rating details ·  97 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Le Quart Livre
François Rabelais, écrivain français de la Renaissance (1483-1553)

Ce livre numérique présente «Le Quart Livre», de François Rabelais, édité en texte intégral. Une table des matières dynamique permet d'accéder directement aux différentes sections.

Table des Matières
-01- Présentation
-02- A tresillustre Prince
-03- Chapitre premier.
-04- Chapitre II.
-05- Chapitre I
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Paperback, 346 pages
Published October 26th 1993 by GF Flammarion (first published 1552)
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Fionnuala
Aug 10, 2016 added it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Fionnuala by: Who but Rabelais himself
There’s a wonderful scene towards the end of this narrative (which mostly takes place onboard ship during the course of a long sea journey) that caused me as a reader to sit up and take notice of the reading journey I myself was on. Up until then, I had been simply turning the pages in a somewhat automatic fashion as is easy to do in a book that contains a series of stories within stories, anecdotes that propel us onwards at speed from one tall tale to the next so that we scarcely pay attention ...more
Elina
Mar 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ei mielestäni yhtä eheä kokonaisuus kuin Pantagruelin kolmas kirja, joka pysyy suosikkinani tästä "sarjasta". Tyylillisesti neljännen kirjan matkakertomus vaikuttaa lähestyvän Pantagruelia, siis ensimmäistä, mutta naureskelu kohdistuu pierujen yms. lisäksi uskonnon harjoittamisen muotoihin.

Tekopyhyyden kritisoiminen toimii myös nykyaikana. Mieleeni jäi erään omalaatuisen saarelaisen suustaan päästämä lausahdus, että lähimmäistään pitää rakastaa, paitsi jos tämä on kerettiläinen.

Pantagruelin laiv
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Marc
Nov 24, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Third book of the Pantagruel-series, this is dedicated to the woman. Many mythological references, which makes it rather difficult reading.
Fourth book: search for the Divine Bottle; the character of Panurge develops from rascal to frightened guy, a cheated deceiver. This contains mainly travel stories; exoticism at the top, but not so enjoyable.
The main characteristic of the work of Rabelais is unrestrainedness and exuberance.
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François Rabelais was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor and Renaissance humanist. He has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, and both bawdy jokes and songs. Rabelais is considered one of the great writers of world literature and among the creators of modern European writing.

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