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The ekphrasis has attracted the recent literary criticism as a key for poetic interpretation. We will check her particular presence in El Bernardo of Balbuena, noted by Frank Pierce, together with La Araucana and La Cristíada, as one of the three great Spanish epic poems. In this [...]

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The Cadaval 31 codex of the Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo and 3693 of the Biblioteca National de Espana are two extraordinary work of art: two epic manuscripts, color illustrated by Jeronimo Corte-Real, their Portuguese author. The poet-painter approach, so original for the medium [...]

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Pointing to the presence of the myth of Zephyr and Chloris in Calderón de la Barca’s La vida es sueño, this article studies the significance of the mythological goddess Flora, the metamorphosed Chloris in the play. Her role is clarified through the analyses of the mythographies [...]