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Author Taylor, Barry.

Title Brief Forms in Medieval and Renaissance Hispanic Literature
Published Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017
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Contents The reception of Ramon Llull's collections of proverbs from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century: an overview / Francesc Tous Prieto -- Ferrer Saiol's fourteenth-century Catalan translation of Palladius' Sententiae / Raimon Sebastian -- On the Eastern origin and Iberian analogues og Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canon's Yeoman's Tale / Francesc J. Gómez -- Antonio Beccadelli il Panormita's DE dictis et factis regis Alphonsi Aragonum: text and book / Barry Taylor -- On the circulation of the Latin miscellany in renaissance Spain / Alejandro Coroleu -- The enigmatic mountain: Canigou's black lake and its demonic beings / Eulàlia Miralles -- The Epigram and definition of the sonnet in sixteenth-century Spain, from Herrera to Garcilaso: notes on an historigraphical problem / Roland Béhar -- A mirror for Mexican princes: reconsidering the context and latin source for the Nahuatl translation of Aesop's fables / Andrew Laird -- On the presence of Alciato's emblems in tthe work of Baltasar de Vitoria, disciple of Francisco Sánchez de las Brozas / Cirilo García Román and Alejandro Martínez Sobrino -- Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spanish collections of brief forms and the ars excerpendi / Iveta Nakládalová
Summary The studies gathered in this volume engage in different ways with the ideas of André Jolles (1874-1946), whose Einfache Formen ("Simple Forms") was first published in 1930. Trained as an anthropologist, Jolles argued that these "simple" forms - Legende (legend), Sage (saga), Mythe (myth), Rätsel (riddle), Spruch (proverb), Kasus (case), Memorabile (memorable action), Märchen (folk or fairy tale) and Witz (joke or witticism) - which had circulated at a very early stage of human culture underlay the more sophisticated genres of literature. Unlike epic or tragedy, many of the simple forms are not
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Subject Spanish literature -- Classical period, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Spanish literature -- To 1500 -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- Spanish & Portuguese.
Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800.
Literary studies: classical, early & medieval.
Literature & literary studies.
Spanish literature -- Classical period.
Spanish literature.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1527500594