Home  »  library  »  BIOS  »  Jean Passerat (1534–1602)

C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Jean Passerat (1534–1602)

Passerat, Jean (päs-ėr-ä’). A French poet and scholar; born at Troyes, 1534; died at Paris, 1602. Among his works are: ‘Verses of Love and the Chase’; ‘Metamorphosis of a Man into a Bird’; he wrote a complete commentary on Rabelais’s works, but shortly before his death committed it to the flames.