Rabelais

Pantagruel and Gargantua

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READINGS

  • Week 8 (8-12 March)
    • Weds. lecture: Rabelais and the French (&/or Northern European) Renaissance; Pantagruel, prologue and ch. 1
    • Fri. Pantagruel ch. 2-8 (21-50) + discussion
  • Week 9 (15-19 March)
    • Mon. Pantagruel ch. 15-end (118-64) and discussion
    • Weds. lecture: Pantagruelism (the AlmanacsThe Third, Fourth, and Fifth Books); Gargantua, prologue and ch. 1-2
    • Fri. Gargantua: birth, youth, student daysch. 3-22 (215-87) + discussion
  • Week 10 (22-24 March)
    • Mon. Gargantua: war, peace, Thélème—ch. 23-end (288-379) + discussion
    • Weds. Quiz

LECTURE NOTES
→ posted up after the event

WEEKLY BLOG
→ based on the readings above; contributions due at the latest by 10.30 a.m. on Friday, in time for the Friday class (or Monday, for the Monday class)

REVISION FOR QUIZ 4
→ quiz 4 (Rabelais): the questions: appearing on Monday the 22nd of March at 11:45 a.m. – for your votes on the quiz questions
→ all the Rabelais discussions

[= 20% of grade, for all five quizzes]


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