2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Nov 27, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog

ENG 290 - Rogue’s Progress: The Picaresque Experience


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An exploration of the meanings and implications of the literary term picaresque, used generally to describe a narrative relating the episodic adventures of a rogue or anti-hero. Special attention is given to the picaresque hero or heroine. Works may include Lazarillo de Tormes, Don Quixote, Dostoevsky’s The Gambler, Mann’s Felix Krull, Ilf and Petrov’s The Twelve Chairs, Woody Allen’s Zelig, and Nabokov’s Lolita.  Spring (Group III Humanities/Literature)