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Definition of Picaresque

Picaresque
Picaresque Pic`a*resque", a. [F., fr. Sp. picaro rogue.] Applied to that class of literature in which the principal personage is the Spanish picaro, meaning a rascal, a knave, a rogue, an adventurer.

Meaning of Picaresque from wikipedia

- The picaresque novel (Spanish: picaresca, from pícaro, for "rogue" or "rascal") is a genre of prose fiction. It depicts the adventures of a roguish, but...
- Picaresque is the third studio album from The Decemberists. It was released in 2005 on the Kill Rock Stars record label. The word "picaresque" refers...
- Picaresque may refer to: Picaresque novel, po****r subgenre of prose fiction Picaresque (album), 2005 album by American rock band The Decemberists This...
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- after Castaways and Cutouts, who in turn was replaced by John Moen after Picaresque. The band's name refers to the Decembrist revolt, an 1825 insurrection...
- Lovejoy is a British television comedy-drama mystery series, based on the picaresque novels by John Grant under the pen name Jonathan Gash. The show, which...
- Factotum (1975) is a picaresque novel by American author Charles Bukowski. It is Bukowski’s second novel and a prequel to Post Office (1971). Set in the...
- their LP Picaresque. It contains previously unreleased material from the Picaresque recording sessions. Besides being packaged with Picaresque on vinyl...
- September 1771) was a Scottish poet and author. He was best known for picaresque novels such as The Adventures of Roderick Random (1748), The Adventures...