Spanish and Portuguese Literature and Their Times by David Galens, Joyce Moss PDF

By David Galens, Joyce Moss

Global Literature and its occasions - quantity 5

This is the 5th of a 12-volume sequence from Gale that examines international literature from a old, instead of strictly literary, viewpoint. the idea of the sequence is that literature bargains clues to the background of its humans and ends up in perception on their views, feelings, and actions.

Volume five beneficial properties fifty one signed entries averaging 10 pages in size, authored by way of students from universities within the U.S and past. every one access specializes in a specific name culled from Spanish and Portuguese literature. Examples contain Don Quixote via Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, the home of Bernarda Alba by way of Federico Garcia Lorca, the inner fortress by means of Saint Teresa of Avila, and the hunt by means of Pio Baroja. standards for inclusion ask that the paintings be usually studied, tied to pivotal occasions in historical past, and feature enduring attraction. Works needs to be initially written both in Portuguese or Castilian (the common kind of Spanish) and translated into English; the literature of small countries similar to Catalonia, the Basque provinces, or Galicia has been excluded. there's an inclusive time line initially of the ebook proposing ancient occasions in Spain and Portugal, with the comparable literary works indexed beside them to inspire comparability. Entries are prepared alphabetically by way of name of the paintings, yet there also are separate writer, identify, and normal indexes to supply trade equipment of access.

The amalgamation of heritage and literature that the realm Literature and Its instances sequence deals its readers is exclusive and precious to these no longer professional in global historical past. The content material during this specific quantity is principally remarkable simply because every one of these authors are excluded from Gale's different literary feedback sequence.

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Corbis Corporation. Reproduced by permission. —Carmelite nun kneeling at the side of her bed (view of her back), facing wall and an image of Jesus Christ, her arms raised and extended above shoulders, wooden cross with human skull at head of her bed, photograph. Getty Images. Reproduced by permission. —Engraving depicting the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492 by the command of the Spanish Inquisition, photograph. © Bettmann/Corbis. Reproduced by permission. — El Lazarillo de Tormes, 1808-10 painting by Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes, in a scene from the short novel Lazarillo de Tormes, photograph.

Helen Graham and Jo Labanyi 1995. —Bohl von Faber, Cecilia ("Fernan Caballero"), engraving. From La Gaviota, by Fernan Caballero. Cla- Ri sicos Castalia, Madrid, 1979. , 1979. —Bellini's opera Norma, (containing the Italian text with an English translation), photograph. From Grand Opera Librettos. —Antunes, Antonio Lobo, photograph. © Jerry Bauer. Reproduced by permission. © Francoise de Mulder/Corbis. Reproduced by permission. —The Surrender of the Moorish Kingdom of Granada to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, 1492, oil on canvas painting by an unknown artist, probably 19th century, photograph.

Aranguren. Ediciones Jucar, 1973. — Saint John of the Cross sitting at a desk with a book in his hands, illustration. From San Juan de la Cruz by Jose Luis L. Aranguren. Ediciones Jucar, 1793. © Ediciones Jucar, 1973. —Two couples, caption reading "Dos parejas nobles," illustration. From Tres Novelas Amorosas y Ejemplares y tres Desengan, by Maria de Zayas Sotomay. , 1989. — Convent of Las Duenas, Salamanca, Spain, photograph by Ruggero Vanni. © Vanni Archive/ Corbis. Reproduced by permission. Zorrilla y Moral, Jose, drawing.

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