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Rare B Sides: The Jealous Extremaduran

[This post is part of a series on literary works that deserve a wider audience.]

[Spoiler Alert: This post contains plot elements from Cervantes’s “The Jealous Extremaduran.” 971 more words

Rare B Sides

Miguel de Cervantes was born on this day

Miguel de Cervantes was born 467 years (assumed) ago today in Alcalá de Henares, near Madrid. Most famous for his comic masterpiece, Don Quixote, Cervantes also wrote… 167 more words

General Interest

Nicaragua: Land of Poets and Volcanoes

Volcan Mombacho-

Words should paint the color of sound, the aroma of a star.”

Rubén Darío

The very famous and controversial writer Salman Rushdie,  wrote his first memoir,  The Jaguar’s Smile, about his time in 1986 when he travels all over the country and talks to everyone from the campesino to the politician. 778 more words

Latin America

Spanish Language Book Group | Every 3rd Tuesday

WHEN: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 7:30 p.m.

WHEREPolitics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW  Washington, DC 20008, 202-364-1919

WHAT: … 14 more words


Eva Luna | Isabel Allende | La Escritora

Eva Luna fue escrito por Isabel Allende, una escritora chilena con un pasado muy interesante.

Allende incorpora sus propias experencias en sus novelas, y a menudo ella se entrelaza elementos de realismo y la sobrenatural. 121 more words

Eva Luna

Salinas P. - And suddenly . . .

Pedro SALINAS y Serrano (1891 – 1951)
Spanish poet

Y súbita, de pronto,
porque sí, la alegría.
Sola, porque ella quiso,
vino. Tan vertical,
tan gracia inesperada, 447 more words


Lorca - One horse in the world

Federico GARCÍA LORCA (1898 – 1936)
Spanish playwright and poet

Novio: Por aquí.
Mozo 1: No los encontrarás.
Novio: (Enérgico) ¡Sí los encontraré!
Mozo 1: Creo que se han ido por otra vereda. 97 more words

20th Century