The Design of Rabelais's 'Quart Livre de Pantagruel'

@article{Heath1998TheDO,
  title={The Design of Rabelais's 'Quart Livre de Pantagruel'},
  author={Michael J. Heath and Edwin M. Duval},
  journal={Modern Language Review},
  year={1998},
  volume={95},
  pages={209}
}
En analysant le “dessin” du Tiers Livre – sa composition formelle aussi bien que son intention sous-jacente – E. Duval degage la coherence profonde d’une œuvre qui passe le plus souvent pour ambigue et “menippeenne”. Cette coherence, qui se manifeste simultanement a deux niveaux (celui du dessin de Pantagruel dans la quete, celui du dessin de Rabelais dans son livre), permet a l’auteur non seulement de resoudre plusieurs apories de la critique rabelaisienne, mais de decouvrir dans le Tiers… Expand
9 Citations
Le Chœur des justiciables : contrôles, libertés et usages judiciaires de la poésie à la Renaissance (France, 1500-1560)
Dans la France du XVIe siecle, la justice traque l’heresie chez les auteurs et les imprimeurs attires par la Reforme : on connait les poursuites a repetition contre Clement Marot et l’executionExpand
Alea Iacta Iudiciorum EST: Legal Satire and the Problem of Interpretation in Rabelais
Much has been written about the changes that Rabelais’s work undergoes after the twelve years of silence that separate the first editions of Gargantua and the Third Book . This paper attempts toExpand
From Satura to Satyre: François Rabelais and the Renaissance Appropriation of a Genre*
Abstract Renaissance satire has long been a neglected field of study, which is most likely due to the difficulty decoding its targets, to its nonliterary utilitarian purpose, and to the menace ofExpand
Anticipating Misogyny: Praesumptio in the Querelle des amies and the Heptaméron
Abstract:This article examines the rhetorical figure of praesumptio, or the anticipation of objections, in Bertrand de La Borderie's Amie de court and Antoine Héroët's Parfaicte Amye, the two mostExpand
'Europe' in Renaissance France : the word, its uses and contexts (c.1540-1620)
This thesis offers a study of the word ‘Europe’ in French Renaissance writing (c.1540- 1620). It uses the technique of close reading to analyse how the word was used in a variety of contexts and howExpand
Eloquence non vaine: The Search for Suitable Style in Early Modern France
Author(s): Battis, Stacey Elizabeth | Advisor(s): Hampton, Timothy | Abstract: This dissertation examines the fate of Classical theories of eloquence in early sixteenth-century France. Eloquence is aExpand
The World Upside Down in 16th-Century French Literature and Visual Culture
To call something 'inverted' or 'topsy-turvy' in the sixteenth century is, above all, to label it as abnormal, unnatural and going against the natural order of things. The topos of the worldExpand
New Books across the Disciplines
"New Books across the Disciplines" is a bibliographic resource that facili- tates a cross-disciplinary survey of recent publications. Its scope ranges from late antiquity to the seventeenth century.Expand