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Discurso en loor de la poesía, by an anonymous Peruvian author known as Clarinda (a name given her by Ricardo Palma in the nineteenth century), was. One mous Peru of is the poet the most whose Discurso singular identity en loor literary has de la evaded poesía contributions, literary by Clarinda, scholars from . One of the most singular literary contributions from colonial. Peru is the Discurso en loor de la poesia, by Clarinda, an anony- mous poet whose identity has.

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The evidence most commonly put forward in defense of Clarinda’s femaleness are the notes that accompany the poem in its first publication described above.

Discurso en loor de la poesía: Estudio y edición

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In Petrarchan fashion, and following the literary trends of early 17th Century Spanish colonial literature, Clarinda invokes mythological figures, such as Apollothe Musesand Orpheusin her verses: With few exceptions, women under Spanish colonial rule were not encouraged to write, and women who did write typically learned to do so on their own [3] and knowing their work would not find acceptance from the men who dominated the literary tradition. The hand and favor of Cyrenewhom Apollo loved tenderly; and Hippocrene ‘s consecrated water and that lyre with which, from AvernusOrpheus liberated his sweet wifesuspending the rages of Hell; the renowned wonderful harmony of he whose [testudo] could do so much, who gave walls to Thebes the famous; the smooth conversation, full of weeping, and in single voice, that protected Jupiterand whiled away and frightened Juno ; the verse that Homer eternalized, that he wrote for strong Achillesand in that vein with which he recited it, I would that you arrive, my Museso that in solemn and sublime verse you will sing in praise of poetry.


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Poema Discurso En Loor De La Poesía (i) de Clarinda

Clarinda was born in the latter half of the 16th Century and was likely a member of the criollo caste, therefore of pure Spanish ancestry, born in the Spanish colonies. Que basta haber andado en vuestra boca para darle valor, y a todo cuanto con su pincel dibuja, ilustra y toca. No trivia or quizzes yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books lla want to read.

He taught at that institution and served as its Rector, a prestigious appointment made by the President of Peru.

Vane Sanchez marked it as to-read Nov 04, Valeria marked it as to-read Apr 14, A professional translation into English. Cornejo-Polar founded, edited, and brought loorr Berkeley the prestigious Revista de Critica Literaria Latinoamericana, now in its 25th year and considered by many scholars to be the leading journal in the field today.

He also taught at the University of Pittsburgh and was visiting professor at several universities in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. From inside the book. Dlscurso Cornejo Polar wrote a substantial number of critical works of utmost importance; these are a contribution to the evolution of Peruvian thought in the second half of the XXth Century.

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Discurso en loor de la poesía: Estudio y edición by Antonio Cornejo Polar

Return to Book Page. However, restrictions on women interested in literature were looser in the colonies than in Olor, and Clarinda seems to have been granted access to the literary circles in colonial Peru.

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This new edition is the first volume of Antonio Cornejo Polar’s Complete Works to be published in the coming years. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Inhe published Escribir en el aire Writing in Air: Clarinda’s Discourse in Praise of Poetry has, in the more than three centuries since its publication, become one of Peru’s most lauded texts. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Open Preview See a Problem?


This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. As stated, no professional translation of the poem has yet been published. Cornejo-Polar died following a long illness on May 18,in Lima, Peru. Books by Antonio Cornejo Polar. Because she wrote under a pen name, and because no documentation definitively affirms her existence, Clarinda’s identity is at best enigmatic. The fact that Clarinda, probably a woman, composed and even published poetry despite widespread disdain for female writers in colonial Spanish America is typically depicted by feminist critics as a story of personal triumph via autodidacticism.

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Cornejo-Polar was appointed in to the Berkeley faculty and held the Class of World War II Memorial Professorship of Spanish American literature Cornejo-Polar was the author of 11 books, numerous articles, critical editions, and collaborative projects, and was one of the world’s leading authorities on Latin American literature and culture.

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Quiso que aqueste don fuese una fuente de todas cuantas artes alcanzase y mas que todas ellas excelentes. No eBook available Amazon.