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The Poetics of Friendship in Early Modern Spain: A Study in Literary Form

Donald Gilbert-Santamaria

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474458047
eISBN:
9781474490894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458047.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book posits the Aristotelian-Ciceronian notion of perfect male friendship as an independent poetic force within the development of Spanish literature in the sixteenth and early seventeenth ... More


Travel

Paul Turner

in Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Victorian travel-writers were keen anthropologists. Faced by difficulties almost as great as Polyphemus or Scylla and Charybdis, some earned the status of epic heroes. Some were mere ‘wanderers’, ... More


A Word for Wildness

Dana Phillips

in The Truth of Ecology: Nature, Culture, Literature in America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195137699
eISBN:
9780199787937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137699.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This epilogue reviews some of the issues of most importance in this book, especially those that have been raised but not yet resolved by ecocriticism. In particular, it explores the idea not of ... More


The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Libby Murphy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque is a new literary and cultural history of the First World War in France. It offers readers a fresh perspective on wartime popular culture, ... More


Cervantes Between GuzmÁn de Alfarache and its Heritage

Anthony Close

in Cervantes and the Comic Mind of his Age

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198159988
eISBN:
9780191673733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159988.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter attempts to show how the comic mentality in Spain during 1600 unified the contrasting positions adopted by Miguel de Cervantes and his contemporaries. It suggests that the Spanish comic ... More


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


A Literary War: Irony, Tragedy, and the Return of the Picaresque

Libby Murphy

in The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter first explores the narrative and representational challenges posed by the First World War and the ways in which soldiers and civilians imaginatively overcame those challenges. To do so, ... More


Animal Instincts: Lessons from a Trench Rat

Libby Murphy

in The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the instinct of self-preservation at the heart of Le Système D (resourceful improvisation). The recourse during the First World War to analogies between soldiers and animals ... 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


Haunted by Horrors: Image and Superscription and Spartacus

William K. Malcolm

in Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789620627
eISBN:
9781789629859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620627.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Mitchell himself confessed that he was vexed to a near-pathological extent by ‘horrors’ – incidences of human cruelty in past and present – which provided the emotional and ethical drive for his ... More


Atlantic Rogues

Sal Nicolazzo

in Vagrant Figures: Law, Literature, and the Origins of the Police

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300241310
eISBN:
9780300255706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241310.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter argues that in the late seventeenth century, vagrancy statutes are in formal conversation with the picaresque novel as both genres begin to circulate transatlantically. It contextualizes ... More


Rereading the ‘Rise’ of the Novel:: Sapphic Genealogies, 1680–1815

Susan S. Lanser

in The Sexuality of History: Modernity and the Sapphic, 1565-1830

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226187563
eISBN:
9780226187877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226187877.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter argues that the history of the European novel can be understood as—to put it most boldly—a sapphic plot. While such a claim may seem counterintuitive given the novel's legendary ... More


Introduction

Libby Murphy

in The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The picaresque mode is a lens through which we can peel back the many layers of cultural memory that have accrued to the Great War moment, to uncover the attitudes, sensibilities, and worldviews of ... More


Phlegm Meets Flair: Images of the Infantryman in Wartime Britain and France

Libby Murphy

in The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the pictorial picaresque. The cartoons of Bruce Bairnsfather (Britain) and Francisque Poulbot (France) were as iconic in Great War Britain and France respectively as Bill ... More


Brás Cubas, Basso Buffo

K. David Jackson

in Machado de Assis: A Literary Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300180824
eISBN:
9780300182644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180824.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Machado’s first failed character-narrator is Brás Cubas, whose posthumous memoirs inaugurate the open literary style for which Machado is celebrated. From his unique perspective as a dead author of ... 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


Fictions and Romances, Foreign and Domestic

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

During the first decade after the Restoration, terms to denote fiction such as ‘romance’ and ‘novel’ were often interchangeable. Many new works of fiction reference the civil war and the return of ... More


The Life and Times of the Picaro-Converso from Spain to Latin America

Yael Halevi-Wise

in Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777469
eISBN:
9780804781718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777469.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter offers a critical analysis of three contemporary historical novels that use picaresque features to portray the experiences of Jews and conversos in Spain, Portugal, and colonial Latin ... More


Experimenting with Existing Narrative Tools

Manuel Duran and Fay R. Rogg

in Fighting Windmills: Encounters with Don Quixote

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110227
eISBN:
9780300134964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110227.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses how Cervantes experimented with different narrative models popular in the sixteenth century, at times improving, parodying, imitating, and reinventing them. There were three ... More


Don Quixote and the New World: Two American Perspectives

Manuel Duran and Fay R. Rogg

in Fighting Windmills: Encounters with Don Quixote

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110227
eISBN:
9780300134964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110227.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter begins with a discussion of Herman Melville's fascination with Cervantes' work. It then examines how the picaresque worldview that persisted in European literature resonates in the works ... More


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