Libro de buen amor

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Castalia, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 571 pages
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En el mismo momento en que instruye al lector sobre la manera en que debe interpretar el libro, el autor le advierte que el lenguaje se presta siempre a diversas interpretaciones, y que elegir entre las posibles es la responsabilidad del lector; y Juan Ruiz se abstiene de una manera muy patente de indicar cuál puede ser la buena. Es un aviso: el lector debe tener en cuenta siempre que en cualquier momento el texto puede significar algo distinto de lo que él supone. (...)El mismo autor nos declara que el tema de su Libro es el amor (...) y en realidad, lo que se describe en el Libro es el amor sexual, a exclusión, casi, de otros aspectos de cupiditas, o el amor mundano.

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tengo mucho para decir... primero que realmente me gusto.. les confieso algo..no lo lei completo pero lo que alcanse a leer parece mas bueno de lo que me dijeron... bueno... no se que mas decir...
YO ESTOY BUSCANDO ALGUIEN QUE QUIERA LEER MIS POEMAS... LES PUEDO ASEGURAR QUE SON BUENOS... MUCHOS YA ME LO HAN DICHO... PERO ME GUSTARIA QUE LOS LEAN ALGUIEN QUE SEPA MUCHO...!!
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Little is known of the life of Juan Ruiz, often described as Spain's greatest writer of the Middle Ages and likened to Chaucer (see Vol. 1) and Boccaccio. In his term as archpriest of Hita, a small Castilian town east of Madrid, he apparently collected his own verses and songs into book form around 1330 and then revised and expanded it during a term in prison under sentence by the archbishop of Toledo. In the prose introduction to The Book of Good Love, Ruiz defined two categories of love: "good love" or the love of God and "crazy love" or carnal love. While avowing that his purpose was to expose the evils of worldly love and to lead his readers to the exclusive love of God, he admitted that his text may provide those who reject divine love with useful knowledge of the other sort of love. Thus the ironic tone of the book, as well as its humorous, satiric, and didactic nature, become apparent in this introduction. Juan Ruiz's self-consciousness as a writer and his awareness of the qualities of his art provide a glimpse of the Renaissance spirit. The primary literary source for The Book of Good Love is Pamphilus and Galatea, an anonymous twelfth-century play in Latin by a French poet. Americo Castro and others have suggested the possible influence of Arabic models as shown by the work's composite form, ambiguousness, and sensual elements. In its anticlerical attitudes, the book reflects the crisis of faith facing the Catholic church toward the end of the Middle Ages, a crisis complicated in Spain by the necessity of maintaining the religious fervor of the reconquest.

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