Fischart Johann (Fischart Johann)( German poet and satirist.)
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Biography Fischart Johann (Fischart Johann)
(ca. 1546 - ca. 1590)
He was born in 1546 or 1547 in Strasbourg. He studied in the same, then in Worms, and later in Paris and Siena. Learned printing in the studio of his brother, in 1574 in Basel and received his JD. In 1575-1580 - a free writer in Basel, in 1580-1583 - a lawyer in the House of the imperial court in Speyer, in the past seven years of his life served as a magistrate in Forbach (Lorraine).
The most renowned essay Fischart, unusual story (Geschichtsklitterung, 1575), a free treatment of the first book of Gargantua and Pantagruel Rabelais ridicules the vices inherent in time and depravity. Expanding the associative field, the author often distorts the words, names and titles. Early his work, . Grandmother of divination (Aller Praktik Grossmutter, . 1572-1574), . and processing Rabelais, . ridicules the superstition related to calendars and almanacs, . whereas in the persecution of fleas (Flh Hatz, . Weiber Tratz, . 1573) humorously portrayed 'war' between women and fleas,
. Philosophical booklet on marriage and education (Philosophisch Ehrzuchtbchlein, 1578) followed by Plutarch extolled family life.
Died Fischart in Forbach ca. 1590.