Jerolimo, the Spanish Brabanter  

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Jerolimo, the Spanish Brabanter is a play by Dutch writer Gerbrand Adriaensz. Bredero. Titled De Spaansen Brabander in Dutch, it was first performed in 1617. It is classified as a picaresque and said to be based on the Spanish picaresque Lazarillo de Tormes.

It is a satire upon the exiles from the south who filled the halls of the Amsterdam chambers of rhetoric with their pompous speeches and preposterous Burgundian phraseology.




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