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The myth of the picaro : continuity and transformation of the picaresque novel, 1554-1954

Author: Alexander Blackburn
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blackburn, Alexander.
Myth of the picaro.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1979
(OCoLC)613066405
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Blackburn
ISBN: 0807813346 9780807813348
OCLC Number: 4493705
Description: x, 267 pages : frontispieces ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The soul's dark journey --
The conversion of natural man --
The symbolic confidence man --
The tragicomedy of self-creation.
Responsibility: by Alexander Blackburn.
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One gets a convincing overview of the development of the genre: the modern novel which originated with Lazarilllo de Tormes arises out of the tension between works of loneliness and disintegration of Read more...

 
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