ALONSO DE ERCILLA LA ARAUCANA PDF

Results 31 - 60 of 79 - LA ARAUCANA. Estudio preliminar de Eduardo Solar Correa. Edición completa preparada por Olivo Lazzarin de Dante. by De Ercilla. La Araucana: the epic of Chile / by Don Alonso de Ercilla y Zuñiga ; adapted from the Spanish and rendered into English verse by Walter Owen. x Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, (born Aug. 7, , Madrid, Spain—died Nov. 29, , Madrid), Spanish poet, author of La Araucana (–89), the most.


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A difficult eight-line unit of syllable verses that are linked by a tight rhyme schemethe octava real was a challenge few poets met.

It had been adapted from Italian only in the 16th century, and it produces resonant, serious-sounding verse that is appropriate to epic themes.

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Contrary to the epic conventions of the time, however, Ercilla placed the lesser conquests of the Spanish in Chile at the core of his poem. For Ercilla, the Araucanians were noble and brave—only lacking, as their Classical counterparts did, the Christian faith.

Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga

This is an epic poem of military exaltation in 37 "cantos" or verses, where the narrator relays the most significant facts of the Arauco War against the Araucanos alonso de ercilla la araucana and which he began to write during the campaign. They were confronted by Juan de Pinedaan old enemy of Alonso de Ercilla, and there was a fight.

Alonso de Ercilla ran to a church and looked for asylum. The governor imprisoned both duelists and condemned them to be executed on the following day.

Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga | Spanish soldier and poet |

alonso de ercilla la araucana The preparations for the execution continued and all hope of saving them was lost. Ercilla was imprisoned for three months and soon afterwards was exiled to Peru. Later life[ edit ] After Ercilla's return to Spain inhe made several diplomatic journeys to Austria, where his mother was a maid of honor at the imperial court, and also visited Italy, FranceGermany and Bohemia.

In he was made a knight of the Order of Santiagoand in he alonso de ercilla la araucana employed by Philip II on a mission to Zaragoza.

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He had, in fact, created a historical poem of the war in Chile which immediately inspired many imitations. Influences[ edit ] La Araucana is deliberately literary and includes fantastical elements reminiscent of medieval stories of chivalry.

ALONSO DE ERCILLA LA ARAUCANA PDF

The narrator is a participant in the story, at the time a new development for Spanish literature. Influences include Orlando furioso by Ludovico Ariosto.

Also features extended description of the natural landscape.

For Ercilla, the Araucanians were noble and brave—only lacking, as their Classical counterparts did, alonso de ercilla la araucana Christian faith. Ercilla, the poet-soldier, eventually emerges as the true hero of his own poem, and he is the figure that gives the poem unity and strength.

The story is considered to be the first or one of the first works of literature in the New World cf.

ALONSO DE ERCILLA LA ARAUCANA PDF

But the Renaissance epic is not a genre that has, as a whole, endured well, and today Ercilla is little known and La Araucana is rarely read except by specialists and students of Spanish and Latin American literatures, and of course in Chile, where it is subject of special attention in the elementary schools education both in language and history.

La Araucana makes Chile the only American country that was founded under the lights of an epic poem[ citation needed ]. The author[ edit ] Alonso de Ercilla was born alonso de ercilla la araucana a noble family in MadridSpain.

ALONSO DE ERCILLA LA ARAUCANA PDF

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