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    Inscribed Power: Amulets and Magic in Early Spanish Literature

    By Ryan D. Giles

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    In Inscribed Power, Ryan D. Giles explores the function of amuletic prayers, divine names, and incantation formulas that were inscribed and printed on parchment, paper and other media, and at the same time inserted into classic literary works in Spain.

    The Laughter of the Saints: Parodies of Holiness in Late Medieval and Renaissance Spain

    By Ryan D. Giles

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    The Laughter of the Saints examines this rich carnivalesque tradition of parodied holy men and women and traces their influence to the anti-heroes and picaresque roots of early modern novels such as Don Quixote.

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