By Emiro Martínez-Osorio
Within the bigger context of a brand new poetics of imperialistic growth, this e-book indicates how the Elegies bargains one of many earliest examples of the reconfiguration of a few of the most tenets of Petrarchism/Garcilacism, in addition to the daring transmutation of dominant poetic discourses that had till then been often linked to the the Aristocracy. concentrating on the perform of poetic imitation (imitatio) and the subjects of authority, piracy, and captivity, this booklet indicates the transformation passed through via heroic poetry due to Europe’s come upon with the USA and illustrates the contribution of discovered heroic verse to the emergence of a Spanish-American literary tradition.
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