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The source of this parody is very ancient . According to Jerome , a satire called “
The Pig ' s Will ” ( Testamentum porcelli ) was popular among schoolmen as early
as the fourth century . This parody was copied in the Middle Ages and has been ...
This is the legend of St . Brendan ' s voyage , an ancient christianized Irish myth .
“ The Travels of St . Brendan " ( Navigation sancti Brendani ) , written in the tenth
century , enjoyed immense popularity in the Middle Ages in all European ...
In Chapter 47 , Rabelais gives the list of the thirty - one feudal estates ( one of the
author ' s typical enumerations ) that formed the " ancient confederation " and
offered their assistance to Grangousier . Not one of these names is imaginary .
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ONE Rabelais in the History of Laughter
TWO The Language of the Marketplace in Rabelais
THREE PopularFestive Forms and Images in Rabelais
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