Luis de Góngora

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Grave of Luis of Góngora in the Mosque-cathedral of Córdoba.

Luis of Góngora and Argote (Córdoba, 11 July 1561-ib., 23 May 1627) were a poet and Spanish dramatists of the Century of Gold. The maximum exponent of the literary current known later, and with simplification perpetuated during centuries, like Culteranismo or Gongorismo, whose work will be imitated along the centuries in Europe and America. As if it treated of classical Latin, his works were objects of exegesis already in his same period

Cover of the Manuscript Chacón, that transmitted the poetic work of Luis of Góngora