Luis de Gongora y Argote


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Noun1.Luis de Gongora y Argote - a Spanish poet whose work was characterized by an affected elegance of style (1561-1627)Luis de Gongora y Argote - a Spanish poet whose work was characterized by an affected elegance of style (1561-1627)
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Aqui nos apremia y nos salta uno [de los escritores que influye en el], Don Luis de Gongora y Argote, con quien Lezama tiene mas de un contacto, por la desligada y lujosa--gulosa, lasciva--ornamentacion de la metafora, por esa constante y dulce huida del nombre, reduciendo a veces las cosas a una pura ecuacion de color y acento, o como nos dice "Concha del sonido", por el frenetico aliento "raudo torbellino" con que empuja, deforma y retuerce las imagenes, buscando y rebuscando sus mas polimorficas variaciones, tal un cubista, un fauve, como decian los franceses (1937: 253).
Solo en la ficcion se concilian las "equivocaciones seguras" y los "aciertos posibles" de Luis de Gongora y Argote. Solo alli culminan las lecturas gongorinas de Jorge Luis Borges.
Among the areas most receptive to this transformation was the study of the notoriously difficult works of Luis de Gongora y Argote, in particular his unclassifiable long poems Soledad primera and Soledad segunda.
It is beyond the scope of this article to discuss all of the poets on EBB's list, but focusing on two--Soror Maria do Ceo (1658-1753) and Luis de Gongora y Argote (1561-1627)--begins to suggest the previously unappreciated rich aesthetic texture of her sonnet sequence.