Colonial Latin American literature : a very short introduction /

A vivid account of the literary culture of the Spanish-speaking Americas from the time of Columbus to Latin American Independence, this Very Short Introduction explores the origins of Latin American literature in Spanish and tells the story of how Spanish literary language developed and flourished i...

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Main Author: Adorno, Rolena.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Series:Very short introductions ; 294.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:A vivid account of the literary culture of the Spanish-speaking Americas from the time of Columbus to Latin American Independence, this Very Short Introduction explores the origins of Latin American literature in Spanish and tells the story of how Spanish literary language developed and flourished in the New World. A leading scholar of colonial Latin American literature, Rolena Adorno examines the writings that debated the justice of the Spanish conquests, described the novelties of New World nature, expressed the creativity of Hispanic baroque culture in epic, lyric, and satirical poetry, and.
Physical Description:1 online resource (246 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-206) and index.
ISBN:9780199909407
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