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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 Picaresque Novel as Eclectic Translation: Composing Heteroglossia

Rita Bueno Maia

in Iberian and Translation Studies: Literary Contact Zones

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800856905
eISBN:
9781800853171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800856905.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the history of translation in/of the picaresque novel in relation to the concepts of heteroglossia (Bakhtin, 1935) and intertextuality (Kristeva, 1984), studying the systematic ... More


On the Road to Adulthood: Michel Gondry’s Microbe & Gasoline and the French Road Movie

Marcelline Block and Jennifer Kirby

in ReFocus: The Films of Michel Gondry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474456012
eISBN:
9781474490672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456012.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In their chapter, Marcelline Block and Jennifer Kirby consider cinematic lineage and influence. This chapter argues that Gondry’s most recent feature, Microbe & Gasoline, a picaresque narrative, ... More


Superman of America vs. Ameen Rihani: The Hyperproduction of Character

Swati Rana

in Race Characters: Ethnic Literature and the Figure of the American Dream

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659473
eISBN:
9781469659497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659473.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter explores the character of the imperialist immigrant that Ameen Rihani represents in his early work. Beginning with an epistolary volume, Letters to Uncle Sam, written from 1917 to 1919, ... More


Inquisition and Conversion: El Lazarillo de Tormes (1554)

Susanne Zepp

in An Early Self: Jewish Belonging in Romance Literature, 1499-1627

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804787451
eISBN:
9780804793148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787451.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The third chapter focuses on the picaresque novel. Although the author of Lazarillo de Tormes, the first work of this genre, remains anonymous, the specifics of this text have repeatedly been ... More


The Road and the River: Genre-Neering a Future in The Sharing Knife Series

Sylvia Kelso

in Biology and Manners: Essays on the Worlds and Works of Lois McMaster Bujold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621730
eISBN:
9781800341296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621730.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter provides a close reading of Lois McMaster Bujold’s later fantasy series The Sharing Knife to explore how the project reworks traditional narrative motifs and crosses genres to blur or ... More


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