First published in 1554 and banned by the Inquisition, the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes begat a whole new genre--the picaresque novel. This classic has had enduring popularity as a literary expression of Spanish identity and emotion. Through its daring autobiographical form the reader observes the magnificent, conquering Spain of Charles the Fifth through the inner consciousness of the humble Lazarillo. This editon includes the annotated Spanish-language text and prologue (with modernized and regularized spelling), a ...

La Vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de Sus Fortunas y Adversidades 1961, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299005450


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