Tilting Cervantes: Baroque Reflections on Postmodern Culture

Tilting Cervantes: Baroque Reflections on Postmodern Culture

by Bruce R Burningham

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826516039
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
Publication date: 11/28/2008
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author


Bruce R. Burningham is Associate Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at Illinois State University, where he specializes in medieval and early modern Spanish and Latin American literature, Hispanic drama, and performance theory. He is the author of Radical Theatricality: Jongleuresque Performance on the Early Spanish Stage (West Lafayette, IN: Purdue UP, 2007). He is a recipient of an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship and a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant.

Table of Contents


Contents:

Introduction
1. Lope de Vega, John Ford, and the Beleaguered Hegemony of Empire
2. Johnny Rotten, Marilyn Manson, and the Limits of Picaresque Performance
3. Chuck Palahniuk, Narrative Schizophrenia, and the Cervantine Picaresque
4. John Lasseter's Toy Story as Postmodern Don Quixote
5. Salman Rushdie, Author of the Captive's Tale
6. Terry Gilliam's Apocryphal Brazil; or, Blame It On Dulcinea
7. The Matrix: Reflected
Conclusion

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