Con Grandeza mexicana, Bernardo de Balbuena pretende alabar el nivel que ocupa Mexico como metropoli del mundo gracias a la injerencia del poderio. This is a scan of a fac simile from the princeps (). This comprehensive edition contains the main text as well as a treaty about poetry in the. Bernardo de Balbuena’s Grandeza mexicana () stands between two worlds. One of the earliest and most spectacular poetic celebrations.

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La Grandeza Mexicana y Compendio Apologético en Alabanza de la Poesía. (Sepan Cuantos, #200)

Priscila rated it liked it May 16, Help us improve this article! Saad Maura’s edition also includes Balbuena’s treaty on poetry. Just a moment while we sign mfxicana in to your Goodreads account. It is very notable that he only barely refers to the aspects of the city that don’t fit his model that is, the indigenous and poor people. I made it through all grandeza mexicana bernardo de balbuena introductory materials and about half of the proper poem in this read but will probably return to it in about a year, when it comes time to study for the pesky Qualifying Exam.

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Thank You for Your Contribution! The details he provides include physical geography, the climate, the surroundings, the architecture, the vegetation, the different human types, the animals, all in great detail. He died grandezw years later. Alba rated it it was ok Oct 17, Daniela rated it really liked it Jul 26, Akatsuki Hiramy rated it really liked it May 14, Balbuena was quite a poet, but his lens was very narrow. 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.


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He was the first of gdandeza long series of Latin American poets who extolled the special beauties of the New World. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.

I enjoyed this long poem about and idealized colonial Mexico City.

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Escrita grandezq en forma de carta, Grandeza mexicana, coloca a Bernardo de Balbuena como el primer poeta genuinamente americano. Bishop of Puerto Rico — We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. It also stands as a monument to the mexicaha in the New World that many transplanted Spaniards shared with the ” criollo begnardo the Americans descended from Spanish or Portuguese families.


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Sep 04, Dusty rated it really liked it Recommends it for: 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.