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Drinking and the Dive Bouteille in Antonine Maillet's play Panurge

- Drinking and the Dive Bouteille in Antonine Maillet's play Panurge In her play, Les drôlatiques, horrifiques et épouvantables aventures de Panurge, ami de Pantagruel d'après Rabelais, Antonine Maillet recreates beautifully the fantastic and incredible atmosphere present in the original works of Rabelais. She cuts and pastes together the most well known and exceptional selections of Rabelais' original text and creates a new story, adding along the way some finishing touches which give the play its Acadien content....   [tags: Panurge Essays]

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Gargantua and Pantagruel

- Gargantua and Pantagruel The story of Gargantua and Pantagruel is basically a satirical story of the french writer Francois Rabelais. Francois tells of the adventures of two giants, father and son, Gargantua and Pantagruel. They make fun of the vices and foolishness of the people and institutions of Rabelais's time. His humor is at times so dark and his criticism of the Roman Catholic Church so telling that it is difficult to believe that for most of his life he was a priest. I believe that the sole intention of this work is to poke and dig at the people and intrest's that Rabelais disliked, which you can tell by him bringing real people into the story....   [tags: Papers]

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