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Tales from Spanish Picaresque Novels
A Motif-Index
Tales from Spanish Picaresque Novels
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J. Wesley Childers - Author
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Hardcover - 262 pages
Release Date: June 1977
ISBN10: 0-87395-188-3
ISBN13: 978-0-87395-188-3

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Summary

Story motifs from all of the thirty major picaresque novels of Spain’s Golden Age present the picaro as a nomadic rogue who survived by cleverness and deception. Though his tricks constitute the main interest in the novels, the picaro’s satirical comments give a wealth of information on the social, political and religious background of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in Spain.

This motif-index, based on the classification system of Stith Thompson, includes an informative and analytical Introduction and a Summary which precisely categorizes the appearance of various motifs.



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