Historia del Abencerraje y la hermosa Jarifa
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Historia del Abencerraje y la hermosa Jarifa

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Novela morisca de la España del siglo XVI. En este relato un noble musulmán cae prisionero de un noble cristiano. El musulmán le confiesa que pensaba encontrarse con su amada Jarifa y que ya no podrá acudir a la cita. El cristiano le ofrece tres días de libertad para que pueda verse con ella, al término de los cuales deberá volver a su cautiverio. El moro acepta agradecido...more
Paperback, 58 pages
Published August 31st 2011 by Linkgua (first published January 1st 2007)
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César Lasso
An interesting short novella raising questions - how could the "Morisco genre" in which Muslims and Christians rivalize in generosity and virtue be cultivated in a Spain which was at the time (16th and 17th centuries) officially intolerant? Who and why wrote these works and who read them?
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