Iberian Literature before Spanish
Literature flourished on the Iberian Peninsula long before the evolution of the modern Spanish language. The Latin writers Seneca, Lucan, Martial, and Quintilian are among those who were born or who lived in Spain before the separation of the Romance languages. Twentieth-century research has uncovered texts of the 10th and 11th cent. written by Muslims and Jews living in Spain.
Sections in this article:
- Iberian Literature before Spanish
- Early Works in Castilian Spanish
- The Renaissance and the Golden Age of Spanish Literature
- The Eighteenth Century
- The Nineteenth Century and Romanticism
- Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century Movements
- The Spanish Civil War to the Present
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