Lazarillo de Tormes: A Graphic Novel (Toronto Iberic) (Paperback)

Lazarillo de Tormes: A Graphic Novel (Toronto Iberic) By Enriqueta Zafra, Jesús Mora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Enriqueta Zafra, Jesús Mora (Illustrator)
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This is the first graphic novel adaptation of Lazarillo de Tormes, an anonymous sixteenth-century work that is credited with founding the literary genre of the picaresque novel. This genre includes not only works by Spanish authors like Miguel de Cervantes but also famous novels in English and American literature featuring the "anti-hero."

This translated and modern retelling of Lazarillo de Tormes offers a new approach to old questions about a book that has puzzled readers and critics alike for centuries. Who was its mysterious author? Why did the Inquisition forbid this seemingly harmless book? Who read the book and how was it understood? These and other questions are recreated in the graphic novel, offering a broader vision of the fortunes and adversities of a book that against all odds became a literary classic.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781487529383
ISBN-10: 1487529384
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication Date: April 6th, 2021
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Toronto Iberic