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François Rabelais [attribué à], L'île sonnante, [1562], édition numérique en XML/TEI

Abstract : The text of L'Isle Sonnante, attributed to Rabelais, is the first part of Le Cinquième Livre (chapters I-XV + 1). The only known specimen is found in the National Library of France (RESP-Y2-1349) in a posthumous edition published in 1562. According to Mireille Huchon (Rabelais, Oeuvres Complètes, Pléiade, 1994, p. 1608-1612), these 16 chapters constitute the often erroneous copy of a first series of drafts, parallel to the writing of the Quart Livre. The drafts were often read and arranged differently by the copyist of the unsigned manuscript (5BnF Ms FR 2156. milieu du XVI siècle. Gallica) and by the editor of the Cinquième Livre (1564: copy of reference, BnF RES_Y2_2169, Gallica). The last chapter (the episode of the Isle des Apedeftes, ch 16) appears exclusively in this edition of l'Isle Sonnante, and its authenticity is contested even more than that of the whole Cinquième Livre.
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Marie-Luce Demonet, Toshinori Uetani, Lauranne Bertrand. François Rabelais [attribué à], L'île sonnante, [1562], édition numérique en XML/TEI. 2014, pp.En ligne. ⟨halshs-01225015⟩



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