Bernardo de Balbuena’s Grandeza mexicana () stands between two worlds. One of the earliest and most spectacular poetic celebrations. Escrita en en forma de carta, Grandeza mexicana, coloca a Bernardo de Balbuena como el primer poeta genuinamente americano. Con opulentas. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only.

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Please verify that you are not a robot. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Priscila rated it liked it May 16, Learn More in these related Britannica articles: For a sixty-page poem written in baroque Spanish four hundred years ago, La Grandeza Mexicana isn’t too unengaging — not that anyone would go through the trouble betnardo finding and reading it bernrado mere enjoyment, anyway. Of the famous Mexico the seat, origin and grandeur of edifices horses, streets, treatment, complement, letters, virtues, variety of professions.

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The poem is high-sounding, but at the same time simple; it is direct, but also contains complicated metaphors, word plays, majestic adjectives, and a rich catalog of the lexicon. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.

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Por John Van Horne. Re-reading the poem, in the Catedra edition, I really appreciated the footnotes explaining the abundant learned words and classical references. Advanced Search Find a Library. About Bernardo de Balbuena. Help us improve this article!

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University of Illinois studies in language and literaturevol. Cancel Forgot your password? Unfortunately, many of his manuscripts and his library were burned by Dutch pirates during a attack on Puerto Rico. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Nov 17, Sam rated it really liked it Shelves: It really is a beautiful poem, and quite over the mwxicana in its depiction of Mexico City.

Voltaire, one of the greatest of all French writers. Trivia About La Grandeza Mexic Published by Porrua first published It is ordered that I write you some indication that I have arrived in this famous city, center of perfection, hinge of the world; its seat, its populous greatness, its rare things, its riches and its treatment, its illustrious people, its pompous labor. Citations are based on reference standards.