El Cancionero De Juan Alfonso De Baena, Volume 1 (Spanish Edition) [Juan Alfonso de Baena, Pedro José Pidal (marqués de Pidal)] on *FREE *. Cancionero de Baena: reproduced in facsimile from the unique manuscript in the Bibliothèque nationale / Juan Alfonso de Baena ; foreword by Henry R. Lang. The Cancionero de Juan Alfonso de Baena (ca. ) is remarkable as a record not only of the broad spectrum of poetic production in the early Trastamaran.

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Retrieved 8 June It is a copy that dates from approximately20 to 40 years after the original was composed and presented to Juan II. This page was last edited on 7 Novemberat The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics.

Baena is said to have converted from Judaism to Christianity as a result of the first pogroms inmaking him one of the many conversos who converted during this era. This practice was also sometimes utilized by conversos when they took on Christian names. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Of the remaining pieces—all devotional—one is a In the kind of poems Baena and his fellow court fools wrote, the object was often to alronso as self-depreciating as possible with the ultimate goal of making the court, especially the royal family, laugh. Retrieved 12 June The only surviving manuscript of the cancionero is housed in the National Library of France in Paris.


Cancionero de Baena – Wikipedia

It is the first prologue of an anthology to also serve as literary criticism. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved 5 June While Baena’s death date had long been a mystery, inNieto Cumplido discovered manuscripts that suggest Baena died in Interestingly, this cancionego stands in almost absolute disconnect with the poems themselves.

Baena, who was a converso a Jewish convert to Christianityis best known for compiling and contributing to the Cancionero de Baenaan important medieval anthology composed between and containing the poems of ve 55 Spanish poets who wrote during the reigns of Alfnoso IIJuan Iand Enrique IIIand Juan II. In the modern era, the cancionero became more easily accessible inwhen it was first published in print form in Madrid in by the publishers Gayangos and Pidal.

Editorial Universidad de Sevilla in Spanish. Islamic Traces in the Cancionero de Baena. Baena’s Jewish heritage can be deduced from his own writings.

Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Retrieved 2 June The particular Cancionero in question, the one compiled by Baena, consists of poems composed by 56 poets. Not much is known of Juan Alfonso de Baena’s life.

Juan Alfonso de Baena – Wikipedia

Montoro was a used-clothes dealer called a ropero who also enjoyed wealthy patrons and used his talent at self-deprecating rhymes that highlighted his unfortunate appearance and Jewish blood. Because of these periods of disgrace, which may have resulted from taking his satirical rhymes, that often critiqued court life, too far, Baena appears never to have risen above the title cwncionero court scribe, even though his anthology, his Cancionerohas become the most important literary product of Juan II’s court.

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Cancionero de Baena

Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. And this is what Baena and many others did, seizing every opportunity to make fun of their own Jewish blood juwn former faith.

The Cancionero de Baena signals a transition from Galician-Portuguese to Castilian as the prestige language of court poetry in Iberia, as the cancionrro such anthologies had been written in Galician-Portuguese. The Cancionero de Juan Alfonso de Baena ca. In fact, one of his largest and most interesting pieces is found in this particular cancionero. The ‘Cancioneros ‘ “. Baena cajcionero not only a gifted compiler, poet, and jester, he also composed political works that showed a greater depth of knowledge and intellect than previously speculated.

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