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Two Spanish Picaresque Novels  Lazarillo De Tormes   The Swindler
Two Spanish Picaresque Novels Lazarillo De Tormes The Swindler
Author: Michael Alpert
The social conditions of Spain in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries bred the picaresque novel, which replaces the romantic hero with a rascally figure living by his wits. LAZARILLO DE TORMES (1554) the first and best of these essays in realism, describels the ingeniousruses employed by a boy from Salamanca to outwit his various masters. ...  more »
ISBN: 236671
Publication Date: 1969
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Publisher: Penguin Books
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