Francois Rabelais (1495-1553) was educated in the Renaissance humanist tradition and was the author of satirical allegories, La Vie inestimable de Gargantua/The Inestimable Life of Gargantua in 1535 and Faits et diis heroiques du grand Pantagruel/Deeds and Sayings of the Great Pantagruet in 1533, the story of two giants (father and son) Gargantua and Pantagruel.
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Francois Rabelais was a French satirist, monk, and physician, whose name has become synonymous with bawdy humour.
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