Pantagruel

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Pantagruel

gigantic, virtuous king who needed 4,600 cows to nurse him. [Fr. Lit.: Gargantua and Pantagruel]

Pantagruel

son of Gargantua noted for his continual thirst. [Fr. Lit.: Jobes, II, 1234]
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Theleme, in addition to being a satirical anti-abbey, is also a pattern of the ideals of Pantagruelism, of the whole of Rabelais's fictional undertaking.
These criticisms notwithstanding, Desrosiers-Bonin does have some very illuminating things to say about the "doctrine" of Pantagruelism and about the organization of the novel as a whole - topics that make her book well worth reading.
Evangelism, humanism, Pantagruelism, and Rabelaisianism as terms and concepts have all played their part in our appreciation of Rabelais.