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Bucolic Metaphors: History, Subjectivity, and Gender in the Early Modern Spanish Pastoral
     

Bucolic Metaphors: History, Subjectivity, and Gender in the Early Modern Spanish Pastoral

by Rosilie Hernández-Pecoraro
 

An in-depth examination of the cultural functions of the pastoral in Spain, this study of Montemayor's La Diana and Cervantes's pastoral texts moves away from studies that consider this literature as purely escapist and imitative. Rosilie Hernandez-Pecoraro considerably expands the discussion on the importance of the pastoral genre to early modern Spanish

Overview

An in-depth examination of the cultural functions of the pastoral in Spain, this study of Montemayor's La Diana and Cervantes's pastoral texts moves away from studies that consider this literature as purely escapist and imitative. Rosilie Hernandez-Pecoraro considerably expands the discussion on the importance of the pastoral genre to early modern Spanish studies and supplements the ways in which these texts have conventionally been considered by Hispanists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807892916
Publisher:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Romance Studies
Publication date:
11/27/2006
Series:
North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures Series
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Rosilie Hernández-Pecoraro is assistant professor of Spanish at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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