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Artifice and Invention in the Spanish Golden Age

ISBN 9780367599454
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
232 Pages

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Book Description

This book showcases the research of established and younger colleagues from Great Britain and Ireland on artifice and invention in the Spanish Golden Age. It falls into four sections, in each of which works on particular authors are examined in detail: prose, poetry, drama, and colonial writing.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I: Prose 1. Wind and Will in Cervantes's El celoso extremeno 2. ¿Desgracias anulares?: Narrative Loops in Quevedo's El Buscón 3. The Sterility of Abundance: Marcela and Grisóstomo in the Golden Age 4. Prudence and Baltasar Gracián's Oráculo manual: Baroque Political Thought and the Thomistic Dimension Part II: Poetry 5. Poesía que vive en variantes': Antonio Rodríguez-Moñino Revisited 6. Prison and Parole: On the Subject of the Selves in Góngora's Sonnet 'Prisión del nácar' 7. Fragmentos de Soto de Rojas: A 'New' Mythological Fable of the Spanish Baroque 8. Poetry as Manna in Golden Age Spain: Towards an Early Modern Reception Theory Part III: Drama 9. The Text and Authorship of Las cadenas del demonio 10. Playing Lope in Cervantes's Los baños de Argel 11. Play Rehearsals on the Golden Age Stage 12. Apariencias visibles? Façades of Triumph in Lope's Japan 13. Dialectic Spaces: Poetry and Architecture in Balbuena's Grandeza mexicana 14. Seeing the Old World from the New: Hernando Domínguez Camargo's Poema heroico 15. Adonde falta el rey, sobran agravios' (IV.5)? The Siege of Saint-Quentin and Two Worlds of War in Alonso de Ercilla's La Araucana 16. Advice Fit for a King: Some Proposals on Governing Spanish Naples

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