By François Rabelais
Mit seinem Romanzyklus um die Riesen Gargantua, den Vater, und Pantagruel, seinen Sohn, hat François Rabelais ein unvergleichliches Werk geschaffen: phantastisch, grotesk, satirisch und obszön, voll überbordendem Witz und von einer sprachlichen Virtuosität, die in der französischen Literatur einzigartig ist, dabei geprägt von einer zutiefst humanen Gesinnung. Wolf Steinsieck gelingt es auf brillante Weise, Rabelais' Fabulierkunst, die alle sign up zieht vom ernsten Pathos bis zur derbsten Komik, ins Deutsche zu übertragen und dem heutigen Leser zugänglich zu machen.
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