Spanish Humanism on the Verge of the Picaresque
Juan Maldonado's "Ludus Chartarum," "Pastor Bonus," and "Bacchanalia"
Supplementa Humanistica Lovaniensia, Vol. 24
The sixteenth-century humanist Juan Maldonado (c. 1485–1554), in his Latin essays, foreshadows the Spanish picaresque. Maldonado's Pastor Bonus, a lengthy open letter to a bishop, reviews in a vivid and...