The Rabelais Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313061564
  • ISBN-13: 9780313061561
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 293 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Overview

Provides information on the life and works of Rabelais. Entries discuss his characters, his overt and veiled references to historical and Renaissance figures and events, his literary and philosophical allusions, his major themes, and the key events and influences that shaped his career.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Introduction.
Chronology.
Abbreviations.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Topical List of Entries.
1: Agrippa, Henry Cornelius, of Nettesheim (1486–1535).
2: Alchemy.
3: Alcofrybas (Alcofribas) Nasier.
4: Allegory.
5: Almanacs (Almanachs).
6: Alterity or Otherness.
7: Anarche.
8: Andouilles (Chitterlings, Sausages).
9: Androgyne.
10: Animals.
11: Aristotle (384–322 B.C.).
12: Art and Architecture.
13: Asclepiades.
14: Astrology.
15: Bacbuc.
16: Badebec.
17: Baisecul and Humevesne.
18: Bakhtin, Mikhail (1895–1975).
19: Basché (4BK 12-15).
20: Béda, Noël (c. 1470–1537).
21: Body, Representations of.
22: Bottle, Divine or Holy (Dive Bouteille).
23: Briçonnet, Guillaume (1470–1534).
24: Bridoye.
25: Brief Declaration (Briefve Déclaration).
26: Bringuenarilles (4BK 17).
27: Budé, Guillaume (c. 1467–1540).
28: Calumny.
29: Calvin, Jean or John (1509–64).
30: Carnival.
31: Cartier, Jacques.
32: Castiglione, Baldassare (1478–1529).
33: Censors and Censorship.
34: Cervantes, Miguel de (1547–1616).
35: Chaneph (4BK 63-64).
36: Charity.
37: Charles V (1500–58).
38: Cheli (4BK 10).
39: Chicanous (Chiquanous) (4BK 12-16).
40: Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106–43 B.C.).
41: Clothes.
42: Codpiece (Braguette).
43: Colonna, Francesco (1433–1527).
44: Colors.
45: Community, Portrayal of.
46: Coq-à-L'âne.
47: Cornucopia.
48: Correspondence.
49: Couillatris (4BK prol.).
50: Critical Theory.
51: Cuckoldry, Fear of.
52: Death, Treatment of.
53: Debts or Debtors, Praise of (3BK 2-5).
54: Decretals (Les Décrétales) (4BK 48-54).
55: Des Périers, Bonaventure (c. 1510–c. 1544).
56: Devils and Demonology.
57: Dindenault (4BK 5-6).
58: Diogenes the Cynic (413 B.C.–327 B.C.).
59: Dipsodes.
60: Disciple of Pantagruel (Le Disciple de Pantagruel).
61: Dogs.
62: Dolet, Etienne (1509–46).
63: Doribus (D'Oribus, Dorisius).
64: Dream of Pantagruel (Le Songe de Pantagruel).
65: Dreams.
66: Du Bellay, Guillaume (1491–1543).
67: Du Bellay, Jean (1493–1560).
68: Ecolier Limousin (Limousin Schoolboy) (P 6).
69: Economy, in Renaissance France.
70: Education.
71: Emblems.
72: Encyclopedism.
73: England.
74: Enigmatic Prophecy (Énigme en Prophétie) (G 58).
75: Ennasin, or Island of the Alliances (4BK 9).
76: Epistémon.
77: Erasmus, Desiderius (1469–1536).
78: Eudémon.
79: Eulogy, Satirical (Éloge Paradoxal).
80: Evangelism.
81: Fanfreluches Antidotées.
82: Farce, Elements of.
83: Fezandat, Michel (ff. 1538–77).
84: Ficino, Marsilio (1433–99).
85: Fifth Book (Cinquiesme Liver).
86: Folengo, Teofilo (1491–1544).
87: Food.
88: Fools and Folly.
89: Forests.
90: Fourth Book (Quart Liver).
91: Francis (François) I (1494–1547).
92: Frère Jean (Frère Jan, Friar John, Brother John).
93: Friendship.
94: Frozen Words (Paroles Gelées) (4BK 55-56).
95: Galen (A.D. 129–c. 199).
96: Games.
97: Ganabin (4BK 66-67).
98: Gargamelle.
99: Gargantua.
100: Gargantua.
101: Gargantuan Chronicles (Chroniques Gargantuines).
102: Gaster, Messere (4BK 57-62).
103: Gastrolatres.
104: Genealogies.
105: Geography.
106: Giants.
107: Golden Age.
108: Grace and Free Will.
109: Grandgousier.
110: Gross Medlars (P 1).
111: Grotesque Realism.
112: Haughty Parisian Lady (Haulte Dame de Paris) (P 21-22).
113: Hebrew Language and Culture, References to.
114: Hell, Depiction of.
115: Henry II (1519–59).
116: Her Trippa.
117: Heresy.
118: Hero.
119: Héroët, Antoine (1492?–1568?).
120: Hieroglyphs.
121: Hippocrates (c. 460–c. 377 B.C.).
122: Hippothadée (3BK 30).
123: Homenaz (4BK 49-54).
124: Homer.
125: Hôtel-Dieu de Lyon.
126: Humanism.
127: Humor.
128: Idleness.
129: Illustrations.
130: Imitation and Parody.
131: Interpretations.
132: Irony.
133: Italy.
134: Janotus de Bragmardo.
135: Jews.
136: Judiciary.
137: Juste, François (fl. 1524–47).
138: Kabbala (Cabala, Qabbalah).
139: Knowledge.
140: Language.
141: Lanternois.
142: Law.
143: Lefèvre D'etaples, Jacques (1450?–1537).
144: Letters.
145: Lists.
146: Loup Garou.
147: Lucian (Second Century A.D.).
148: Luther, Martin (1483–1546).
149: Lyon.
150: Machiavelli, Niccolò (1469–1527).
151: Macreons.
152: Macrobe.
153: Major (Maioris, Mair), John (1467–1550).
154: Mardigras.
155: Marguerite de Navarre (1492–1549).
156: Marot, Clément (1496?–1544).
157: Marriage.
158: Marrow or Marrowbone.
159: Medamothi (4BK 2).
160: Medicine.
161: Menippean Paradox.
162: Mercury.
163: Moderation (Mediocritas).
164: Money.
165: Monsters.
166: More, Sir Thomas (?1477–1535).
167: Mouth, World in Pantagruel's.
168: Music.
169: Narrator, Figure of.
170: Nature.
171: Nazdecabre (3BK 19-20).
172: Neoplatonism.
173: Niphleseth.
174: Nourry, Claude (fl. 1493–1533).
175: Novel.
176: Nursemaids.
177: Orlando Furioso (Roland Furieux).
178: Pan, Death of.
179: Pantagruel.
180: Pantagruel.
181: Pantagruelion (3BK 49-52).
182: Pantagruelism.
183: Panurge.
184: Papacy.
185: Papimanes and Papefigues (4BK 45-48, 49-54).
186: Paris.
187: Parlement.
188: Paul, Saint (c. A.D. 3–c. 65).
189: Petrarch and Petrarchism.