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Marcel Tetel (1932–2004)

Author of Rabelais

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Marcel Tetel, escaped Nazi-occupied France as a boy and later came to America to become one of the world's leading scholars of 16th century French literature and philosophy.Tetel wrote path-breaking books and essays on Rabelais and Montaigne and helped bring modern attention to the works of long-neglected works of Marguerite de Navarre. He also promoted a wide range of scholarship and was a specialist in French and Italian Renaissance comparative studies.
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