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Argote, Luis de Gongora y, 1561-1627 (poet)



  • Existence: 1561 - 1627


Luis de Gongora y Argote (1561-1627), poet, was born at Cordoba, Spain, on 11 July 1561. He was educated at the University of Salamanca, and was ordained priest, ultimately becoming chaplain to Philip III. The Baroque style of his works, which include Panegyrico al duque de Lerma and Las soledades, became known as Gongorism. He died at Cordoba in May 1627.

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Joseph de Pellicer de Salas: Lecciones solemnes de Gongora

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7940
Scope and Contents

'Segundas lecciones solemnes a la soledad primera de Don Luis de Gongora.' A note records that the text, which is different to that of the Lecciones solemnes printed in 1630, was copied from an original manuscript of Pellicer de Salas entitled Pellicer anales del mundo y otras obras.

Dates: 1709
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