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Legends and Romances of Spain

By Spence, Lewis

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Title: Legends and Romances of Spain  
Author: Spence, Lewis
Language: English
Subject: Sacred Texts, Legends & Sagas, Spain
Collections: Sacred Texts
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Publisher: Internet Sacred Text Archive (ISTA)


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Description: SINCE the days of Southey the romantic literature of Spain has not received from English writers and critics the amount of study and attention it undoubtedly deserves. In no European country did the seeds of Romance take root so readily or blossom so speedily and luxuriantly as in Spain, which perhaps left the imprint of its national character more deeply upon the literature of chivalry than did France or England. When we think of chivalry, do we not think first of Spain, of her age-long struggle against the pagan invaders of Europe, her sensitiveness to all that concerned personal and national honour, of the names of the Cid Campeador, Gayferos, and Gonzalvo de Cordova, gigantic shadows in harness, a pantheon of heroes, which the martial legends of few lands can equal and none surpass.


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