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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


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


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


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 History of the Spanish Novel

J. A. Garrido Ardila (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199641925
eISBN:
9780191800443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641925.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This book traces the development of Spanish prose fiction, thus providing a comprehensive and detailed account of this important literary tradition. It opens with an introductory chapter that ... More


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