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  QUEVEDO Y VILLEGAS, FRANCISCO GOMEZ DE - LoveToKnow Article on QUEVEDO Y VILLEGAS, FRANCISCO GOMEZ DE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
QUEVEDO Y VILLEGAS, FRANCISCO G6MEZ DE (1580-1645), Spanish satirist and poet, was born at Madrid, where his :ather, who came from the mountains of Burgos, was secretary to Anne of Austria, fourth wife of Philip II.
Early left an orphan, Quevedo was educated at the university of Alcala, where he acquired a knowledge of classical and modern tongues of Italian and French, Hebrew and Arabic, of philosophy, ;heology, civil law, and economics.
Quevedo was arrested on December 7, and carried under a strong escort to the monastery of St I~Iark at Leon, where he was kept in rigorous confinement till the fall of the minister (January 1643) restored him to light and freedom, but not to the health which he had lost in his dungeon.
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 Francisco Gomez de Quevedo y Villegas --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Quevedo was born to a family of wealth and distinction.
A virtuoso of language, Francisco Gómez de Quevedo was a poet and master satirist of Spain's Golden Age.
The Cuban poet and playwright Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda is considered one of the foremost Romantic writers of the 19th century and one of the greatest women poets.
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Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Villegas (born September 17, 1580 - September 8, 1645) was a Spanish writer during the (additional info and facts about siglo de oro) siglo de oro.
Quevedo is the master of Conceptism: the use of double-meaning to show esprit.
Quevedo was lame and wore (Optical instrument consisting of a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision) spectacles on his nose (to this day named quevedos in Spanish).
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 Francisco Gomez de Quevedo Y Villegas Biography / Biography of Francisco Gomez de Quevedo Y Villegas Main Biography
Francisco de Quevedo was born in Madrid to an aristocratic family and orphaned very young.
Quevedo became involved in a political conspiracy in Venice in 1618 and was recalled to Madrid in disgrace and kept under house arrest.
Quevedo the poet produced an enormous bulk of verse, much of it extremely witty and sarcastic--no few poems based on the subjects of metaphysical anguish, the brevity of beauty, the loss of love, inexorable time, and death.
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Among them were the Dominican monk and prelate Luis de Granada, whose writings manifest both asceticism and a deep feeling for nature, and especially the famous Carmelite nun and mystical writer St Teresa of Ávila, who created a new symbology to express her mystical experiences.
The Moorish novel was a Spanish invention that blended literary trends of previous centuries with those of the 16th century, accomplishing this by presenting chivalric tales of the wars against the Moors in the form of a novel.
Guzmán de Alfarache (1599-1604; Rogue or Life of Guzmán of Alfarache, 1924), by Mateo Alemán, and Historia de la vida del Buscón (1626; The Life and Adventures of Buscon, 1657), by Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Villegas, are the most outstanding examples of the picaresque genre.
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Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Villegas (baptized September 26, 1580 - September 8, 1645) was a Spanish writer during the siglo de oro.
Written in the style of the Baroque period, Espinoza's anthology discussed the problems with Quevedo's metaphysical and love poems, and the mocking nature of his sonnets.
Quevedo was lame and wore spectacles on his nose (to this day named quevedos in Spanish).
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 Francisco Gomez de Quevedo y Villegas --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
He studied at the universities of Alcalá and Valladolid from 1596 to 1606, was versed in several languages, and by the age of 23 had distinguished himself as a poet and wit.
Quevedo reveals his complex personality in the extreme variety of tone in his works, ranging from the obscene to the devout.
Quevedo's Sueños (1627; Dreams), fantasies of hell and death, written at intervals from 1606 to 1622, shows his development as a master of the then new Baroque style conceptismo, a complicated form of expression depending on puns and elaborate conceits.
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The _Coplas de Mingo Revulgo_, promulgated during the reign of Henry IV (1454-1474), are a political satire in dialogue form, and exhibit for the first time the peculiar peasant dialect that later became a convention of the pastoral eclogues and also of the country scenes in the great drama.
A little apart is Esteban Manuel de VILLEGAS (1589-1669), an admirer of the Argensolas, "en versos cortos divino, insufrible en los mayores," who is known for his attempts in Latin meters and his successful imitations of Anacreon and Catullus.
Y mientras miserable- mente se estan los otros abrasando en sed insaciable del no durable mando, 15 tendido yo a la sombra este cantando; A la sombra tendido de yedra y lauro eterno coronado, puesto el atento oido al son dulce acordado 20 del plectro sabiamente meneado.
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The principal peaks are Pico de Aneto (3,404 m/11,168 ft) in the Pyrenees and Mulhacén (3,478 m/11,411 ft) in the Penibéticas.
In architecture, Juan de Herrera (1530-97), the designer of the royal palace, monastery, and tomb of the Escorial, and the baroque architect José Churriguera (1650-1723) are among the most important names.
Francisco Franco (1892-1975), the leader of the right-wing insurgency that led to the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), was chief of state during 1939-47 and lifetime regent of the Spanish monarchy after 1947.
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 QUEVEDO Y VILLEGAS, FRANCISCO GOMEZ DE (158o-1645) - Online Information article about QUEVEDO Y VILLEGAS, FRANCISCO ...
Don Pablos, Exemplo de Vagamundos, y Espejo de Tacanos (1626); to write his Suenos (1627), in which all classes are flagellated; to See also:
Quevedo was arrested on December 7, and carried under a strong escort to the monastery of St See also:
There is a second edition, enlarged and annotated by Senor Menendez y Pelayo.
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The Coplas de Mingo Revulgo, promulgated during the reign of Henry IV (1454-1474), are a political satire in dialogue form, and exhibit for the first time the peculiar peasant dialect that later became a convention of the pastoral eclogues and also of the country scenes in the great drama.
San Juan de la Cruz, the Ecstatic Doctor (1542-1591), wrote the most exalted spiritual poems in the language; like all the mystics, he was strongly attracted by the Song of Songs which was paraphrased by Pedro Malón de Chaide (1530-1596?).
José IGLESIAS DE LA CASA (1748-1791), a native of Salamanca and a priest, wrote much light satirical xxxi verse, epigrams, parodies and letrillas in racy Castilian; he was less successful in the graver forms.
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Giambattista Basile's "Lo Cunto de li Cunti" written in Neapolitan dialect and published in 1634-36, comprises 50 fairy tales and was the first integral collection of literary fairy tales to appear in Western Europe.
Francisco de Quevedo: Obras en prosa y poésia
Magny, "Sade martyr de l'athéisme", in Caliban, 10, 1947.
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Bertrand de Born became famous for writing warmongering songs that ³stirred up barons and provoked kings into going to war² (Grunfield 25).
Troubadour Guilhem de Poitou caused a sensation among friends and courtiers after writing about love in a way that became the code for chivalry (Bogin 37-39).
Spanish playwright Lope de Vega encouraged national patriotism and honor in his works that dealt with dramatic conflicts and combined tragic and comedy elements (Gasset 3).
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 The Toothpuller. Francisco Gomez de Quevedo y Villegas -The Poetry Searcher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Francisco Gomez de Quevedo y Villegas -The Poetry Searcher
O you who eat with someone else's teeth, chewing with molars, mumbling groans to us, your gluttonous dragon fingers bite beneath the gums, and pinch and nibble flesh and pus.
Relieving hurt by pulling out a tooth is getting rid of pain from head to feet, and feels the same as pulling off your head.
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 Francisco Gomez de Quevedo Villegas, The Visions of Dom Francisco de Quevedo Villegas [...]. Made English by Sir Roger ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Francisco Gomez de Quevedo Villegas, The Visions of Dom Francisco de Quevedo Villegas [...].
The Visions of Dom Francisco de Quevedo Villegas [...].
Francisco Gomez de Quevedo Villegas, Sueños y discursos (Barcelona, 1627).
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Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Villegas (1580-1645) was a Spanish writer during the siglo de oro.
Born in Madrid, his poetry appeared in an anthology by Pedro Espinoza, Flores de poetas ilustres ("Flowers by Illustrious Poets") (1605); however, his complete works were not published until after his death.
As a prose-writter Quevedo wrote with a great critical capacity and pessimism, as was customary in writings of the time.
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 Early Baroque (1600-1630) Literature Grids
Francisco Gomez de Quevedo y Villegas 1580-1645 -- Spanish satirical novelist and poet best known for his picaresque novel La vida del Buscon (The Life of a Scoundrel, 1626).
Francisco Rodrigues Lobo 1580-1622 -- Portuguese writer of pastoral novels, e.g., Primavera (Spring, 1601), and pastoral poems, e.g., Eglogas (Eclogues, 1605).
Alonso Jeronimo de Salas Barbadillo 1581-1635 -- Spanish novelist known especially for his picaresque novels and short stories, e.g., La hija de Celestina, o la ingeniosa Elena (The Daughter of Celestine, or the Ingenious Elena, 1614) and El caballero puntual (The Reliable Knight, 1614).
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...3 Jose de Espronceda 1819-42...Francisco Gomez de Quevedo y Villegas 1580-1645...2 Jose Echegaray y Eizaguirre 1832-1916...7 Jose Zorilla 1817-93.
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...KONG THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC IN SPAIN Pi y Margall and the Federal Republican Movement...party was so closely associated with Pi y Margall and the group around him, which...quoted the War of Independence when, in Pi y Margalls words, Spain had been virtually...
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Quevedo y Villegas, Francisco de, 1580–1645, Spanish satirist, novelist, and wit, b.
On rulership and conspiracy in Quevedo's Marco Bruto.(Francisco de Quevedo) (Confluencia: Revista Hisp?ca de Cultura y Literatura)
El Instituto de Filologia y Literatura de la Universidad de Antioquia (1942-1950).
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Quevedo y Villegas, Francisco Gómez de,--1580-1645.--Comisión contra las viejas--Illustrations.
Quevedo y Villegas, Françisco Gómez de,--1580-1645.--Hermanitas de pecar--Illustrations.
Quevedo y Villegas, Francisco Gómez de,--1580-1654.--Boda de pordioseros--Illustrations.
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 Abebooks Search Results - Quevedo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Editor: Francisco De Quevedo; Translator: Michael Alpert (illustrator).
Volume I. Edicion Y notes de Julio Cejador Y Frauca.
The Unity and Structure of Quevedo's Buscón: Desgracias Encadenadas.
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Quevedo Dreams = A Translation from the Spanish of Los Sue~Nos of Francisco GâOmez De Quevedo Y ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Amazon.ca: Books: Quevedo Dreams = A Translation from the Spanish of Los Sue~Nos of Francisco GâOmez De Quevedo Y Villegas: Translation and Introd.
Quevedo Dreams = A Translation from the Spanish of Los Sue~Nos of Francisco GâOmez De Quevedo Y Villegas: Translation and Introd.
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Tres novelas del Siglo de Oro (Lazarillo de Tormes / La vida del Buscon / E l diablo cojuelo)
Anonimo / Quevedo, Francisco de / Velez de Guevara
Schutzumschlag angeschmutzt, 223 Seiten, Inhalt: Quevedo (1580-1645) schuf diesen Schelmenroman in seinen jungen Jahren.
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 Quevedo Y Villegas, Francisco Gómez De, Fortune in Her Wits, or, the Hour of all Men. Written in Spanish by the Most ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Quevedo Y Villegas, Francisco Gómez De, Fortune in Her Wits, or, the Hour of all Men.
The first English translation of Quevedo's La Hora de Todos y la Fortuna con Seso, a biting satire of Spanish politics under the king's minister Olivaries, written under the guise of a prose fantasy.
As a writer of prose satire, Ouevedo is of the first rank in Spanish literature.
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 Reading Rat 1401-1600
Henry married a Margaret of Valois (1553-1615), daughter of Henry II of France and Catherine de Medicis, who was known as Queen Margot.
Though it should be read as fantasy, not as a profound religious treatise, there is a serious meaning in Wu's treatment of society and bureaucracy.
Saint JOHN of the Cross (Juan de Yepes, later Juan de San Matia and Juan de La Cruz, 1542-1591)
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Selected Poems and the essay "Teoría y juego del duende"
de Optimo Reipublicae Statu, deque Nova Insula Utopia
Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon L escaut
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 September 8 Deaths in History
September 8, 1955 John de Young, cardinal and archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 69
September 8, 1840 John H van de Palm, theologist/literature/speaker, dies at 77
September 8, 1645 Francisco Gomez Quevedo y Villegas, Spanish author and poet, dies at 64
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 Ward. A Lifetime's Reading
Juan de Mairena: Epigrams, Maxims, Memoranda, and Memoirs of an Apocryphal Professor, with an Appendix of Poems from 'The Apocryphal Songbooks'
Juan de la Cruz (St. John of the Cross) (1542-1591)
Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut
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 Morpheme Tales: Two Translations: Rilke's "Herbsttag" and Quevedo's "Salmo XVII"
I am a writer with credits in Newsweek, Reuters, Salon, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Exquisite Corpse, Goot Foot and others.
I have the good fortune to be married to S. with whom I hike and travel.
This is a paragraph of text that could go in the sidebar.
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