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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


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THE HISTORY OF SPANISH LITERATURE 1. THE MIDDLE AGES The first works of Spanish literature were written during the Middle Ages. The Poem of El Cid, whose author is unknown, is the first work written in verse in Spanish. It is a poem of heroic deeds, where the . Spanish literature, the body of literary works produced in works fall into three major language divisions: Castilian, Catalan, and Galician. This article provides a brief historical account of each of these three literatures and examines the emergence of major genres.. Although literature in the vernacular was not written until the medieval period, Spain had previously made.   The "classics" of the canon of eleven centuries of Spanish literature are fully covered, but attention is also paid to lesser known writers and works. This invaluable book contains an introduction, more than fifty substantial chapters, a chronology of history, literature and art, and a comprehensive index/5(3). The Cambridge History of Spanish Literature This first comprehensive history of Spanish literature to be published in English since the s brings together experts from the USA, the United Kingdom, and Spain. Together, the essays cover the full range of Spanish poetry, prose, and theatre from the early Middle Ages to the present day.