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The forgery of nobility in literary texts

Christina H. Lee

in The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The literary texts Lee examines in “Chapter Two” involve scenarios in which hidalgos are threatened by lowborn passers determined to do them harm, and ultimately arrive to the felicitous conclusion ... More


The unmasking of Conversos in popular and literary texts

Christina H. Lee

in The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In “Chapter Four,” Lee analyzes popular songs, anecdotes, aphorisms, and jokes that were invested in perpetuating the image of Conversos as essentially greedy, non-pork-eating Jews. She examines the ... More


Interventions

Enrique García Santo-Tomás

in The Refracted Muse: Literature and Optics in Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226376462
eISBN:
9780226465876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226465876.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

“Interventions” reflects on the impact of the spyglass and the telescope in two political satires. The section “The political intervention I: The transatlantic prism” deals with the sophisticated ... More


The Artifice of Syphilitic and Damaged Female Bodies in Literature

Encarnación Juárez-Almendros

in Disabled Bodies in Early Modern Spanish Literature: Prostitutes, Aging Women and Saints

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940780
eISBN:
9781786945013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940780.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the literary depiction of the broken and contaminated corporality of female prostitutes as illustrated in Francisco Delicado’s La Lozana andaluza [Portrait of Lozana: The Lusty ... More


Roads Untaken: The Spanish Picaresque Novel

Edward H. Friedman

in A History of the Spanish Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199641925
eISBN:
9780191800443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641925.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The publication of Lazarillo de Tormes in 1554 marked a significant point in the development of European narrative. Paralleling its titular protagonist, this short work transgressed a number of ... More


Confessors: Courtiers and Prophets?

Nicole Reinhardt

in Voices of Conscience: Royal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198703686
eISBN:
9780191772856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703686.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Despite Bellarmine’s authoritative template for royal confessors, the practical experience raised deeper anxieties over how to survive as voices of conscience in the adverse environment of ... More


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