Discurso en loor de la poesía, by an anonymous Peruvian author known as Clarinda (a name given her by Ricardo Palma in the nineteenth century), was. One mous Peru of is the poet the most whose Discurso singular identity en loor literary has de la evaded poesía contributions, literary by Clarinda, scholars from . One of the most singular literary contributions from colonial. Peru is the Discurso en loor de la poesia, by Clarinda, an anony- mous poet whose identity has.

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Clarinda (poet)

He taught at that institution and served as its Rector, a prestigious appointment made by the President of Peru. The evidence most commonly put forward in defense of Clarinda’s femaleness are the notes that accompany the poem clarinxa its first publication described above.

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In Petrarchan fashion, and following the literary trends of early 17th Century Spanish colonial literature, Clarinda invokes mythological figures, such as Apollothe Musesand Orpheusin her verses: A professional translation into English. This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat Que basta haber andado en vuestra boca para darle valor, y a todo cuanto con su pincel dibuja, ilustra y toca. Books by Antonio Cornejo Polar.

Y aquellos que gozaron de la gloria En Babilonia estando en medio el fuego Menospreciando vida transitoria, Las voces entonaron con sosiego, Y con metros al Dios de las alturas Hicieron fiesta, regocijo y juego.

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Clarinda’s Discourse in Praise of Poetry has, in the more than three centuries since its publication, become one of Peru’s most lauded texts. Y aquel que en todas ciencias no florece, y en todas artes no es ejercitado, el nombre de poeta no merece.

Want to Read saving…. Las voces entonaron con sosiego, Y con metros al Dios de las alturas Hicieron fiesta, regocijo y juego.

Cornejo-Polar died following a long illness on May 18,in Lima, Peru. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This new edition is the first volume of Antonio Cornejo Polar’s Complete Works to be published in the coming years.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. No eBook available Amazon. Clarinda was the pen name used by an anonymous Peruvian poet, generally assumed to be a woman, who wrote in the early 17th Century. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Clarinda was born in the latter half of the 16th Century and was likely a member of the criollo caste, therefore of pure Spanish ancestry, born in the Spanish colonies. Antonio Cornejo Polar wrote a substantial number of critical works of utmost importance; these are a contribution to the evolution of Peruvian thought in the second half of the XXth Century.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Cornejo Polar makes this claim in his critical edition of the poem. However, restrictions on women interested in literature were looser in the colonies than in Europe, and Clarinda seems to have been granted access to the literary circles in colonial Peru. Cornejo-Polar founded, edited, and brought to Berkeley the prestigious Revista de Critica Literaria Latinoamericana, now in its 25th year and considered by many scholars to be the leading journal in the field today.


The fact that Clarinda, probably a woman, composed and even published poetry despite widespread disdain for female writers in colonial Spanish America is typically depicted by feminist critics as a story of personal triumph via autodidacticism. Algunos de los nombres de otros poemas de este autor son: Pues vemos que la Iglesia nuestra madre con salmos, himnos, versos y canciones pide mercedes al Eterno Padre.

Cornejo-Polar was appointed in to the Berkeley faculty and held the Class of World War II Memorial Professorship of Spanish American literature Cornejo-Polar was the author of 11 books, numerous articles, critical editions, and collaborative projects, and was one of the world’s leading authorities on Latin American literature and culture.

Because she wrote under a pen name, and because no documentation definitively affirms her existence, Clarinda’s identity is at best enigmatic. Hardcoverpages. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.