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Elements of the Picaresque in Contemporary British Fiction.

Author: Ligia Tomoiaga
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.
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This study looks back at the picaresque, Other its Spanish roots, and especially Other its tradition in English literature; then, it comes to contemporary times, and identifies elements of the picaresque in contemporary novels. The main thesis of the author is that the picaresque has never left the literary scene in Britain, being an aesthetic invariant, which expresses a natural inclination of the British authors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ligia Tomoiaga
ISBN: 9781443838528 1443838527
OCLC Number: 823386235
Description: 1 online resource (247 pages)

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This study looks back at the picaresque, with its Spanish roots, and especially with its tradition in English literature; then, it comes to contemporary times, and identifies elements of the  Read more...

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