Picaresque Literature

Picaresque Literature: Selected full-text books and articles

Spanish Picaresque Fiction: A New Literary History By Peter N. Dunn Cornell University Press, 1993
FREE! The Literature of Roguery By Frank Wadleigh Chandler Houghton Mifflin, vol.1, 1907
Librarian's tip: Chap. II "English Picaresque Origins"
FREE! The Literature of Roguery By Frank Wadleigh Chandler Houghton, Mifflin, vol.2, 1907
Librarian's tip: Chap. VII "The Picaresque Novel in the Eighteenth Century"
Creating the Rogue Hero: Literary Devices in the Picaresque Novels of Martin Amis, Richard Russo, Michael Chabon, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Steve Tesich By McCulloch, Jamie International Fiction Review, Vol. 34, No. 1-2, January 2007
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Dictionary of Literary Themes and Motifs: L-Z By Jean-Charles Seigneuret Greenwood Press, vol.2, 1988
Librarian's tip: "Picaresque" begins on p. 974
The Endless Text: Don Quixote and the Hermeneutics of Romance By Edward Dudley State University of New York, 1997
Librarian's tip: "The Stolen Language of the Picaresque versus the Forgotten Language of Women" begins on p. 217
The Slave's Narrative By Charles T. Davis; Henry Louis Gates Jr Oxford University Press, 1985
Librarian's tip: "The Slave Narrators and the Picaresque Mode: Archetypes for Modern Black Personae" begins on p. 283
Neither Saints nor Sinners: Writing the Lives of Women in Spanish America By Kathleen Ann Myers Oxford University Press, 2003
Librarian's tip: "New Scripts: Nun, Picara, and Comedianta" begins on p. 123
Essays in German and Comparative Literature By Oskar Seidlin University of North Carolina Press, 1961
Librarian's tip: "Picaresque Elements in Thomas Mann's Work" begins on p. 161
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