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Giles, Ryan D. (Ryan Dennis)
The laughter of the saints : parodies of holiness in late Medieval and Renaissance Spain
Alternate Title Parodies of holiness in late Medieval and Renaissance Spain
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PQ6140.R4 G54 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Christian saints in literature
Spanish fiction -- To 1500 -- History and criticism
Spanish fiction -- Classical period, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism
Antiheroes in literature
Satire, Spanish -- History and criticism
Physical Description 197 p., 6 leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-184) and index
Contents Introduction : Saints and anti-saints -- Christ and His Cross -- Holy men in the wilderness -- Virgins and harlots -- Picaresque saints -- Rivalries and reconciliations -- Conclusion : sanctity and humanity
Language Includes some text in Spanish

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