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Two Spanish picaresque novels.

Two Spanish picaresque novels.

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Published by Penguin in [Harmondsworth, Eng.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLazarillo de Tormes., Swindler.
StatementTranslated from the Spanish by Michael Alpert.
SeriesPenguin classics
ContributionsQuevedo, Francisco de, 1580-1645.
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p.
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17777364M

Francisco de Quevedo (), author of The Swindler, was a prolific writer of poetry and prose and closely involved in Spanish and Italian killing an opponent in a duel in , he moved to Italy where he spent some time as a prison governer, and some time imprisoned in a monastery as a result of his writings.   Spain has produced two books that changed world literature: Don Quixote and Lazarillo de Tormes, the first picaresque novel ever written and the inspired precursor to works as various as Vanity Fair and Huckleberry Finn/5(5).

Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Two Spanish picaresque novels. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, © Two Spanish Picaresque Novels Lazarillo De Tormes & The Swindler by Anon & QUEVEDO, Francisco De and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

  The unlikely heroes of the Spanish picaresque novels make their way - by whatever means they can - through a colourful and seamy underworld populated by unsavoury beggars, corrupt priests, eccentrics, whores and criminals.   Buy Lazarillo De Tormes and The Swindler: Two Spanish Picaresque Novels (Penguin Classics) Rev Ed by de Quevedo, Francisco, Alpert, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(18).


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Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" $ Author: Lazarillo de Tormes. Two Spanish picaresque novels by Francisco de Quevedo Published by Penguin in : Lazarillo de Tormes and the Swindler: Two Spanish Picaresque Novels (Penguin Classics) Paperback – Aug /5(14).

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: This translated collection originally published: Description: pages ; 19 cm. Contents. This chapter is concerned with two aspects of Don Quijote and the picaresque: how the novels were intended and received in their historical context, and what posterity made of them.

Though modern criticism has tended to treat the Quijote and the picaresque novel as virtually opposed fictional worlds, they are much more closely related. Indeed, in some ways, Don Quijote grows out of Alemán's Cited by: 3. Buy Two Spanish Picaresque Novels: Lazarillo De Tormes; the Swindler (El Buscon) (Classics) Reprint by Quevedo, Francisco, Alpert, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Two Spanish Picaresque Novels: "Lazarillo De Tormes", "The Swindler" Francisco De Quevedo, Anonymous, Michael Alpert.

Picaresque novel, early form of novel, usually a first-person narrative, relating the adventures of a rogue or lowborn adventurer (Spanish pícaro) as he drifts from place to place and from one social milieu to another in his effort to survive.

In its episodic structure the picaresque novel. The Swindler and Lazarillo de Tormes: Two Spanish Picaresque Novels (Penguin Classics) Rev Ed Edition, Kindle Edition5/5(1). There is an edition in English, published by Penguin Classics, with the title El Lazarillo de Tormes, The Swindler: Two Spanish Picaresque Novels/5(6).

Lazarillo de Tormes is one of the most famous Spanish picaresque novels. Lazarillo gives "Your Honor" an account of the misfortunes of his life beginning with his childhood as the son of a poor couple. As he begins working for a blind man (a swindling blind man), he learns that in order to survive on the streets, /5.

Book Overview These Spanish picaresque novels focus on the adventures of two unlikely heroes - delinquent picaros living by their wits among corrupt priests and prostitutes, beggars and idle gentleman, thieves, tricksters and murderers. Two Spanish Picaresque Novels (Penguin Classics) Francisco de Quevedo, Michael Alpert (Translator), Michael Alpert (Introduction) Published by Penguin Classics ()/5().

Lazarillo de Tormes and the Swindler: Two Spanish Picaresque Novels by Anonymous, Michael Alpert Two early examples of the picaresque novel The two short novels in this volume follow the adventures of two unlikely heroes-delinquent pícaros living by their wits among corrupt priests and prostitutes, beggars and idle gentlemen, thieves, tricksters, and Edition: Revised.

Share - Two Spanish Picaresque Novels by Francisco De Quevedo (, Paperback) Two Spanish Picaresque Novels by Francisco De Quevedo (, Paperback) Be the first to write a review. The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes and of His Fortunes and Adversities is a Spanish novella, published anonymously because of its anticlerical content.

It was published simultaneously in three cities in Alcalá de Henares, Burgos and Antwerp. The Alcalá de Henares edition adds some episodes which were probably written by a second author. It is most famous as the book establishing the style of the .The unlikely heroes of the Spanish picaresque novels make their way - by whatever means they can - through a colourful and seamy underworld populated by unsavoury beggars, corrupt priests, eccentrics, whores and criminals.

Both Lazarillo de Tormesand Pablos and the swindler are determined to attain the trappings of the gentleman, but have little time for the gentlemanly ideals of religion Author: Michael Alpert.Lazarillo de Tormes and the Swindler: Two Spanish Picaresque Novels (Penguin Classics) by Anonymous and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at