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El abencerraje (novela y romancero)

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El Abencerraje es una novela corta que narra un hecho que se situa, espacialmente, en la frontera entre moros y cristianos de Andalucia y, temporalmente, en el siglo XV. Junto con los romances, esta edicion representa un ejemplo de literatura de tematica morisca, tan frecuente en el renacimiento espanol.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Catedra
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Amanda Louise
I read this novella for a Spanish course titled "La imagen del otro" (The image of the other). This was one of the several novels we read dealing with historical and contemporary race relations in Spain.

El Abencerraje y la hermosa Jarifa is an interesting examination of 15th century relations between the Spanish Christians and the Muslim Moors in the region of Andalucia. Through the Christian soldier Narvaez and the noble Moor Abindarraez, the novel's author (who remains anonymous)shows a differ
It is amazing what works were produced hundreds of years ago! We think we got it all with our technology but these guys were intelligent! This book is so important for out current feud in the middle east. This book written in the 1400's can teach us more about understanding and brotherly love than most. A Cristian soldier and Muslim prince meet on the battle field. One loyal and trust worthy and the other courageous and powerful. from two absolute different points they grow to understand each ot ...more
Posiblemente uno de los libros más bellos que se hayan escrito jamás en lengua española. Para releer una y otra vez. :)
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