adjective see Gongorism

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  • Gongoristic — See Gongorism. * * * …   Universalium

  • gongoristic — gon·go·ris·tic …   English syllables

  • gongoristic — adjective see gongorism * * * Gongorisˈtic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑Gongorism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gongorism — noun Etymology: Spanish gongorismo, from Luis de Góngora y Argote died 1627 Spanish poet Date: 1813 a literary style characterized by studied obscurity and by the use of various ornate devices • gongoristic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gongorism — Gongorist, n. Gongoristic, adj. /gong geuh riz euhm, gawng /, n. imitation of the ornate and intricate style of Góngora y Argote. [1805 15; < Sp gongorismo. See GÓNGORA Y ARGOTE, ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hernández, Miguel — ▪ Spanish author born Oct. 30, 1910, Orihuela, Spain died March 28, 1942, Alicante       Spanish poet and dramatist who combined traditional lyric forms with 20th century subjectivity.       A goatherd in his youth, Hernández joined the Spanish… …   Universalium

  • Spanish literature — Introduction       the body of literary works produced in Spain. Such works fall into three major language divisions: Castilian, Catalan, and Galician. This article provides a brief historical account of each of these three literatures and… …   Universalium

  • Spanish-American Literature — • The literature produced by the Spanish speaking peoples of Mexico, Central America, Cuba and adjacent islands, and of South America with the notable exceptions of Brazil (whose speech is Portuguese) and the Guianas Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • affected — Synonyms and related words: Gongoresque, Gongoristic, Johnsonian, Marinistic, Tartuffian, Tartuffish, afflicted, agonized, apocryphal, artificial, assumed, attacked, awkward, bastard, bedizened, big sounding, bogus, brummagem, canting, chichi,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • artificial — Synonyms and related words: Gongoresque, Gongoristic, Marinistic, affected, apocryphal, assumed, bastard, bogus, brummagem, colorable, colored, concocted, contrived, counterfeit, counterfeited, cute, distorted, dressed up, dummy, elaborate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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