Dios y la dama como referentes en la poesía amorosa española (siglos XV-XVII). A propósito de la hipérbole sacroprofana



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Caro Bragado, David (2016) Dios y la dama como referentes en la poesía amorosa española (siglos XV-XVII). A propósito de la hipérbole sacroprofana. [Thesis]

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In this dissertation I will study the phenomenon of the hipérbole sacroprofana in different Castillian writers of the 15th to the 17th centuries, in order to show in what does this fact consists, and how it has to be sorted out. Thus, I will also show how this tendency unfolds and how the use of either one or another resource leads the hipérbole towards different expressive horizons. Although the hipérbole sacroprofana is usually detected by most of scholars, it has never met proper attention, so that it has turned into a jumble in which the most disparate instances of a lady’s praise. Yet, an accurate analysis of this phenomenon reveals that this is not the case, and that this resource has manifold aspects and varying intentions and expressive ways as well. In this dissertation, where some five thousand hipérboles are analysed, I point out the various kinds of instances, and I classify them according to their expression and their literary-intellectual interweaving. Besides I monitor this fact to explain how hipérbole varies with the passage of times. By so doing a deficiency in the history of literary criticism, which mistook and likened all sorts of hipérboles in poetical texts, is eased. So we can see that, in its origins, hipérbole was confined to using sacred terms in profane poems out of their context (which I call hipérbole léxica o de inserción terminológica). This resource was effectual insofar as the use of words religiously connoted carried along devout attitudes towards poems of earthly love so that the lady and the feeling that the author professed became “adulterated” by Christian attitudes...

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Tesis inédita de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Filología, Departamento de Filología Española II (Literatura Española), leída el 08/01/2016

Alonso Miguel, Álvaro
Uncontrolled Keywords:Poesía española (s.15-17), hipérbole sacroprofana
Palabras clave (otros idiomas):Spanish poetry (15-17th. centuries), hyperbole
Subjects:Humanities > Philology > Poetry
Humanities > Philology > Spanish and Spanish American literature
ID Code:39948
Deposited On:07 Nov 2016 12:39
Last Modified:07 Nov 2016 12:39

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