Hacia una poética del relato didáctico

ocho estudios sobre El Conde Lucanor

Hacia una poética del relato didáctico

240 pp., 6 x 9, 5 figs., 10 tables, notes, bibl., index

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-9237-4
    Published: January 1989

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Through close readings of eight tales from the Conde Lucanor, Aníbal A. Biglieri offers the foundation for a Poetics of short didactic narratives. Biglieri’s point of entry into this canonical work is his analysis of the text’s unique relation with reality. This book also offers insights about the significance of the frame story, the ethics of social position, and the relationship between the author and his text. Hacia una poética del relato didíctico reaffirms the foundational role that El Conde Lucanor plays in the development of narrative structures, and celebrates the complexity of this quintessential landmark of Hispanic literature.