Chivalry in the New World

Peter Burke
The romances of chivalry of the Middle Ages are still living in the popular literature of Latin America. After spreading in Renaissance Europe, the Spanish chivalric romance came to America, first in the territories conquered by the Spaniards, later in Brazil. Here, thanks to precise cultural conditions, its branches extend until the nineteenth century, when it also inspired popular rebellions, and reach Guimarães Rosa's novel and its contemporary cinema adaptations. We publish here a new,...
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