Gargantua = 巨人傳

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  • 出版年:2011[民100]
  • 出版社:Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation 甦活全球網路
  • 出版地:Salt Lake City, UT. 臺北市




The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel (in French, La vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel) is a connected series of five novels written in the 16th century by François Rabelais. It is the story of two giants, a father (Gargantua) and his son (Pantagruel) and their adventures, written in an amusing, extravagant, satirical vein.


  • Gargantua(p.navPoint-1)
  • The Author's Prologue to the First Book(p.navPoint-2)
  • Rabelais to the Readers(p.navPoint-3)
  • Chapter 1 Of the Genealogy and Antiquity of Gargantua(p.navPoint-4)
  • Chapter 2 The Antidoted Fanfreluches or, a Galimatia of extravagant Conceits found in an ancient Monument(p.navPoint-5)
  • Chapter 3 How Gargantua was carried eleven months in his mother's belly(p.navPoint-6)
  • Chapter 4 How Gargamelle, being great with Gargantua, did eat a huge deal of tripes(p.navPoint-7)
  • Chapter 5 The Discourse of the Drinkers(p.navPoint-8)
  • Chapter 6 How Gargantua was born in a strange manner(p.navPoint-9)
  • Chapter 7 After what manner Gargantua had his name given him, and how he tippled, bibbed, and curried the can(p.navPoint-10)
  • Chapter 8 How they apparelled Gargantua(p.navPoint-11)
  • Chapter 9 The colours and liveries of Gargantua(p.navPoint-12)
  • Chapter 10 Of that which is signified by the colours white and blue(p.navPoint-13)
  • Chapter 11 Of the youthful age of Gargantua(p.navPoint-14)
  • Chapter 12 Of Gargantua's wooden horses(p.navPoint-15)
  • Chapter 13 How Gargantua's wonderful understanding became known to his father Grangousier, by the invention of a torchecul or wipebreech(p.navPoint-16)
  • Chapter 14 How Gargantua was taught Latin by a Sophister(p.navPoint-17)
  • Chapter 15 How Gargantua was put under other schoolmasters(p.navPoint-18)
  • Chapter 16 How Gargantua was sent to Paris, and of the huge great mare that he rode on; how she destroyed the oxflies of the Beauce(p.navPoint-19)
  • Chapter 17 How Gargantua paid his welcome to the Parisians, and how he took away the great bells of Our Lady's Church(p.navPoint-20)
  • Chapter 18 How Janotus de Bragmardo was sent to Gargantua to recover the great bells(p.navPoint-21)
  • Chapter 19 The oration of Master Janotus de Bragmardo for recovery of the bells(p.navPoint-22)
  • Chapter 20 How the Sophister carried away his cloth, and how he had a suit in law against the other masters(p.navPoint-23)
  • Chapter 21 The study of Gargantua, according to the discipline of his schoolmasters the Sophisters(p.navPoint-24)
  • Chapter 22 The games of Gargantua(p.navPoint-25)
  • Chapter 23 How Gargantua was instructed by Ponocrates, and in such sort disciplinated, that he lost not one hour of the day(p.navPoint-26)
  • Chapter 24 How Gargantua spent his time in rainy weather(p.navPoint-27)
  • Chapter 25 How there was great strife and debate raised betwixt the cake-bakers of Lerne, and those of Gargantua's country, whereupon were waged great wars(p.navPoint-28)
  • Chapter 26 How the inhabitants of Lerne, by the commandment of Picrochole their king, assaulted the shepherds of Gargantua unexpectedly and on a sudden(p.navPoint-29)
  • Chapter 27 How a monk of Seville saved the close of the abbey from being ransacked by the enemy(p.navPoint-30)
  • Chapter 28 How Picrochole stormed and took by assault the rock Clermond, and of Grangousier's unwillingness and aversion from the undertaking of war(p.navPoint-31)
  • Chapter 29 The tenour of the letter which Grangousier wrote to his son Gargantua(p.navPoint-32)
  • Chapter 30 How Ulric Gallet was sent unto Picrochole(p.navPoint-33)
  • Chapter 31 The speech made by Gallet to Picrochole(p.navPoint-34)
  • Chapter 32 How Grangousier, to buy peace, caused the cakes to be restored(p.navPoint-35)
  • Chapter 33 How some statesmen of Picrochole, by hairbrained counsel, put him in extreme danger(p.navPoint-36)
  • Chapter 34 How Gargantua left the city of Paris to succour his country, and how Gymnast encountered with the enemy(p.navPoint-37)
  • Chapter 35 How Gymnast very souply and cunningly killed Captain Tripet and others of Picrochole's men(p.navPoint-38)
  • Chapter 36 How Gargantua demolished the castle at the ford of Vede, and how they passed the ford(p.navPoint-39)
  • Chapter 37 How Gargantua, in combing his head, made the great cannon-balls fall out of his hair(p.navPoint-40)
  • Chapter 38 How Gargantua did eat up six pilgrims in a salad(p.navPoint-41)
  • Chapter 39 How the Monk was feasted by Gargantua, and of the jovial discourse they had at supper(p.navPoint-42)
  • Chapter 40 Why monks are the outcasts of the world; and wherefore some have bigger noses than others(p.navPoint-43)
  • Chapter 41 How the Monk made Gargantua sleep, and of his hours and breviaries(p.navPoint-44)
  • Chapter 42 How the Monk encouraged his fellow-champions, and how he hanged upon a tree(p.navPoint-45)
  • Chapter 43 How the scouts and fore-party of Picrochole were met with by Gargantua, and how the Monk slew Captain Drawforth, and then was taken prisoner by his enemies(p.navPoint-46)
  • Chapter 44 How the Monk rid himself of his keepers, and how Picrochole's forlorn hope was defeated(p.navPoint-47)
  • Chapter 45 How the Monk carried along with him the Pilgrims, and of the good words that Grangousier gave them(p.navPoint-48)
  • Chapter 46 How Grangousier did very kindly entertain Touchfaucet his prisoner(p.navPoint-49)
  • Chapter 47 How Grangousier sent for his legions, and how Touchfaucet slew Rashcalf, and was afterwards executed by the command of Picrochole(p.navPoint-50)
  • Chapter 48 How Gargantua set upon Picrochole within the rock Clermond, and utterly defeated the army of the said Picrochole(p.navPoint-51)
  • Chapter 49 How Picrochole in his flight fell into great misfortunes, and what Gargantua did after the battle(p.navPoint-52)
  • Chapter 50 Gargantua's speech to the vanquished(p.navPoint-53)
  • Chapter 51 How the victorious Gargantuists were recompensed after the battle(p.navPoint-54)
  • Chapter 52 How Gargantua caused to be built for the Monk the Abbey of Theleme(p.navPoint-55)
  • Chapter 53 How the abbey of the Thelemites was built and endowed(p.navPoint-56)
  • Chapter 54 The inscription set upon the great gate of Theleme(p.navPoint-57)
  • Chapter 55 What manner of dwelling the Thelemites had(p.navPoint-58)
  • Chapter 56 How the men and women of the religious order of Theleme were apparelled(p.navPoint-59)
  • Chapter 57 How the Thelemites were governed, and of their manner of living(p.navPoint-60)
  • Chapter 58 A prophetical Riddle(p.navPoint-61)