Analyses three important Latin American novels in an attempt to redefine the nature of the picaresque, especially in regard to the roles of spontaneous play and carnivalesque laughter.It makes me tender and I dona#39;t want that, tonight I dona#39;t want tenderness, baby, I dona#39;t know what I need but in any case ita#39;s not ... observes that in general postmodern art is a#39;didactica#39; only a#39;if we are willing to listen, aquot; Libro de Manuel does not follow this general trend. ... It is also a Manual for Manuel: How to Become a Picaro.
|Title||:||Play and the Picaresque|
|Publisher||:||University of Toronto Press - 1999|