Rabelais, François


Rabelais, François
Rabelais, François
Sixteenth-century French writer

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  • Rabelais, François — Ra·be·lais (răbʹə lā , răb ə lāʹ, räb lĕʹ), François. 1494? 1553. French humanist and writer of satirical attacks on medieval scholasticism and superstition, most notably Pantagruel (1532) and Gargantua (1534). * * * born с 1494, Poitou, France… …   Universalium

  • RABELAIS, Francois — (c. 1494 1553) Francois Rabelais was a French humanist and a prominent figure in the French Renaissance. Rabelais s most famous work is the satirical prose novel Gargan­tua and Pantagruel. Little is known about the life of Rabelais. There is… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Rabelais, François — (ca. 1483 1553)    writer    The details of the life of François Rabelais, who was born in La Devinière, near Chinon, are little known. Certain critics think he was born in 1494. In late 1510, he was a novice in the Franciscan monastery of La… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Rabelais, François — (ca. 1494 1535)    French author of vernacu lar prose satires. Born the son of a lawyer at Chinon, he entered the Franciscan order about 1510 and presumably received the typical scholastic education provided to members of his order. He and sev… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Rabelais, François — ► (1494? 1553) Escritor francés. En 1532 publicó Pantagruel y en 1534, Gargantúa. Las aventuras del gigante Gargantúa y de su hijo Pantagruel sirven a Rabelais de pretexto para hilvanar sus recuerdos, sus rencores y sus burlas. Un principio… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • RABELAIS, FRANÇOIS —    great French humorist, born at Chinon, the son of a poor apothecary; was sent to a convent at nine; became a Franciscan monk; read and studied a great deal, but, sick of convent life, ran away at forty years of age; went to Montpellier, and… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Rabelais, François —  (c. 1494–c. 1553) French satirist …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Rabelais — Rabelais, François …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • François Rabelais — Activités écrivain et médecin Naissance entre 1483 et 1494 La Devinière, commune de Seuilly, en Touraine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Francois Rabelais — François Rabelais François Rabelais Activité(s) écrivain et médecin Naissance entre 1493 et 1494 Chinon …   Wikipédia en Français


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