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Carlos Palacio 15-4-2013 Annotated Bibliography 1) Influencia de los árabes en las artes y literatura española.

José Amador de los Rios. Boletín de la Real Academia de la Historia, tome 8 (1898), pp. 539-552 This is a speech given to the Real Academia Española by a reknowned historian. In it, the author gives a historical overview of the development of Iberian culture, starting from the fall of the Western Toman Empire, and ending with the Reconquista. He places particular emphasis on the role which Arabs and Arabian culture played in this development. In will therefore use this text as a reference for historical facts. 2) La influencia árabe en España. José Luis Vega Encabo. Colegiul Național Unirea Press, Brașov, Romania, 2011. This text gives a short summary of the many ways in which the Iberian arts were influenced by the Arabian presence. I will use this text, along with La influencia musulmana en la cultura hispanocristiana, to give information regarding literary themes and genres which the Spanish inherited from Arabic literature. 3) Las huellas del Islam a debate. Maribel Fierro This text goes into great depth about the political systems used at the time in the Iberian Peninsula, and how each people, Christian, Arab and Jew, borrowed from each other to create hybrid political organizations. It then goes back to tie this into the arts, and makes certain imprtant points about the appearance of Arabian political structures in Christian governments. 4) La influencia musulmana en la cultura hispano-cristiana medieval. Luis Teófilo Gil Cuadrado. Anaquel de Estudios Árabes, vol. 13 (2002), pp. 37-65 This is a more complete analysis of Arabic cultural contributions to Christian Spanish culture, including literature. It especially goes a great deal into recurring themes shared by both literary traditions, and also into how the complex and strained relations between these two people are depicted in literature. 5) Los moros en El Quijote. Javier de la Puente Sánchez. Foro de Educación volume 9 (2007), pp. 37-45 As the name may suggest, this text analyzes the role Moors play in Don Quijote. It takes into account facts about the author's life, and the cultural context of post-Reconquista Spain, to justify the role which Cervantes gives to Moorish characters. I will use this text to illustrate post-Reconquista Spanish opinions of the Moors, and how they varied.

show how profoundly Spain has been influenced by Arabian culture. 579 – 593 This text. In it. Islamic Studies 45:4 (2006). and so attempts to explain why the rest of Europe considers Spain to be “different. focuses specifically on literary themes which appear in Don Quijote which are clearly of Arabic insipration. also about Don Quijote. the author argues that this.6) Islamic influence on Spanish literature: Benengeli's Pen in Don Quijote. pp. along with other factors. .