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1Classic Era (classic

literature)
2 Medieval Literature (Middle Ages)
3 Renaissance literature: time (rebirth)
4 Baroque Literature
5 neoclassical literature
6 Romantic literature
7 Modernist Literature
Timeline literary period
Classic Era (classic literature) Timeline literary period
V Century:
Classic literature is known as the Greek and Roman literary production corresponding to the
ages ranging from X to. BC to V d. C.
Features of Literature:
The Greeks attached great importance to literature and theater.
The classification of literary genres that still may be valid, due to Aristotle.
In the poetics of Aristotle distinguishes between:
Epic or Epic Poetry: Where deeds of heroes or towns held.
Lyric Poetry or Elegy: Where the poet is expressed in a personal and intimate tone, speaking
of himself, of his emotions and feelings, it is subjective.
The system of versification was not based on rhyme but in the number of syllables. From it
derive the sonnets, elegies, ballads, odes and all forms of versification.
Works and authors of this era:
Homer (900 BC), Hesiod (800 BC): The Iliad, The Odyssey, The Works and Days, Theogony
Tyrtaeus (680 BC) warrior Canto, Mimnermus (625): Elegies, Solon (640-558 BC): Poems,
Aeschylus (525-456 BC):
The Oresteia, Sophocles (497-405 BC): Oedipus Rex
Medieval Literature (Middle Ages)
Century v-xv
Called to medieval literature that developed in Europe during the Middle Ages this period is also called "Dark".
This period of history ranging from the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476, until the capture of
Constantinople by the Turks in 1453.
Features of Literature:
Developed themes biblical stories containing sacred religious teachings, which were made with didactic
purpose.
The church and learned people used Latin, but since the townspeople did not understand, what deformed
resulting in a different language "Romanceamiento".
Politicians, officials and sacred documents were written in Latin.
The troubadour poetry and popular epic was composed, sang and appropriated in Romance languages.
Expressed collectively
Its main theme is God and religion
Importance of religious, moral and social values ..

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Renaissance literature: time (rebirth)
Century: XVI
Period covered:
It was given this name in that it came to be a new birth of the great Greco-Roman culture
from the 2nd. Half of the fifteenth century to the seventeenth century.
Features of Literature:
individualism and free will was stimulated
Humanism revived the classical literature
The individual who appeared in the literature corresponded to versatile, intelligent,
skilled and fundamentally human kind, considered related entity with its social
problems are both a cause and a result of it.
literary models are followed in all literary genres
Surge critical thinking within and outside the Church. The writers try to develop it
independently culture.
The writer conceives his works to be read and printed as bear his name, works hard at a
job that will last, counterpart of the medieval minstrel, whose memory is lost forever.
Authors and works of the Renaissance:
Francesco Petrarca: Rhymes, songs and The Triumphs, The Marquis of Santillana: Hell of
the lovers, The Triunfote of Love, Juan Boscan: Hero and Leandro Epics:

Baroque Literature:
XVII Century
Period covered:
This time the story is set in the seventeenth century, the origin of the word baroque is supposed to come from the Portuguese
which means "beautiful but irregular pearl" and the name of syllogistic figure "baroque" to which is considered a forms of
forced and absurd reasoning. Baroque architecture is conceptualized every movement, sculptures and paintings and other
artistic works exaggerated, full of details.

Features of Literature:
In the literary field, the Baroque was the style that prevailed during the seventeenth century, as with the visual arts, the style
originated in Italy and from there spread to other regions receiving different names like "Eufismo" in England, "preciousness
"in France and" Culteranismo "in Spain, being at the latter place where it reached full development.
Growing of classical poetic forms.
Using hyperbaton exaggerated and ellipsis: With this certain disorder in the logical organization of the sentence and
paragraph was raised.
Use of neologisms and archaisms: Introduced many words considered at the time as archaisms or neologisms.
Wide semantic freedom.
Figures of speech.
Most representative works and authors:
. Luis de Gngora y Argote: Loneliness and the Fable of Polyphemus and Galatea.
. Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Lopez de Vega: The painter of his dishonor
. Francisco de Quevedo y Villegas: Letters gentleman Tenaza
neoclassical literature
XVIII century
Period covered:
Neoclassicism was a literary movement that began in France in the seventeenth century and the
eighteenth century was concerned with restoring the taste and standards of antiquity, especially
Greek and Roman culture and the Renaissance period, is also known as the Age of lights.
Features of Literature:
To this literary movement, the ideal to be pursued, is the classical ideal, which consists of:
The refined expression
The low-key ways
Eloquence
Careful composition
Most representative works and authors:
Leandro Fernndez de Moratinos
Felix Ma Samaniego
Toms de Iriarte: The other girls
Boy and Fortuna
The spider and the silkworm
Jos Joaqun Fernndez de Lizardi: The sarniento periquillo
Daniel Defoe: Essay on Projects
Benito Jernimo Feijoo: Library Feijoniana
Romantic literature:
XIX century
Period covered:
The period known as Romanticism, is the manifestation of an ideological
social crisis, political, and analytical. It is the quest for freedom, the exaltation
of feeling and passion.
This period of history has its beginning in the first half of the seventeenth
century and early nineteenth century.
Features of Literature:
Synesthesia: The feature where the sensations through the senses is mixed.
Explore, learn, exposing the new
The landscape becomes a character in literary works
Most representative works and authors:
Jos Espronceda: Pirate Song
Gertrudis Gmez de Avenllaneda: Fishing in the sea
Francisco Martnez de la Rosa: Aben Humeya
Modernist Literature:
XX century
Period covered:
This period of modernism and generation of 98 is known historically as "the end of the
century," and takes place the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Features of Literature:
Modernism enjoyed Parnassus principles and symbolism and characterized by:
Repudiation of the conventional and dogmatic
Rebellion against social conventions.
Revaluation of Indian antiquity.
afrancesamiento.
Cosmopolitanism
Most representative works and authors:
Jos Mart
Rubn Daro
Jose Asuncion Silva
Jos Enrique Rod
Julio Herrera y Reissig
Leopoldo Lugones
Jos Santos Chocano



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