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ID no. of Reference BETA bibid 8139
Format libro. edición. impreso
Title The Poem of Fernán González (Poema de Fernán González)
Associated persons Peter Such (editor literario y traductor)
Richard Rabone (editor literario y traductor)
Series Aris & Phillips Hispanic classics
Place / Publisher Havertown, PA: Oxbow Books
Date / Location 2015: páginas xiv, 360
ISBN/ISSN ISBN: 1910572004
References (most recent first) citado por: Such (2019), “The Poet and History; Castile and Pamplona/Navarre in the Poema de Fernán González”, “¡Mirad cuán bueno y cuán delicioso es habitar los hermanos juntos en armonía!”: Essays in Honor of Eric W. Naylor 271
catalogado en: University of California, Berkeley (2010-2021-07-27), OskiCat [OPAC]
Note Contenido Map of the County of Castile after 932 as depicted in the Poema de Fernán González -- Map of the Iberian Peninsula in 1252 -- From the Islamic invasion to the reign of Alfonso X: a chronology -- The dynasty of the counts of Castile in the early tenth century -- The rulers of Castile (House of Burgundy): 1126-1284 -- The tale of Fernán González -- Inventing the past: a tenth-century hero in a thirteenth-century context -- Men of learning and juglares: the art of the mester de clerecía and the use of stylistic features associated with oral poetry -- Kingship and the social order, conquest and crusade: the themes of the Poema de Fernán González -- Note on the Spanish text -- The translation -- Select bibliography -- The Poema de Fernán González -- Commentary.

Summary "Fernán González lived from about AD 910 to 970. The popular image of him is of a fearsome warrior who gave his people protection from their enemies (both Muslim and Christian), and a wise and respected lord who enabled them to live in security and harmony. He was generally (though in essence erroneously) accepted to have played a strategic role in achieving independence for Castile and freeing it from dominance by the kingdom of León. The Poema de Fernán González was composed (by an unknown author) in the mid-thirteenth century as an enduring celebration of his triumphs and an account of his life and deeds, intertwining fact and legend. This new translation is set against a detailed study of the historical context of the Castilian conflicts and a factual account of the life and achievements of Fernán González. The political situation of the time in which the poem was composed is also considered, as are the manner in which the 'history' it espouses came to be handed down and elaborated over three centuries, the possibility of a pre-existing rich oral tradition surrounding this iconic figure, and the sources employed by the poet in constructing the poem." --Cubierta
Internet UC Berkeley OskiCat visto 2020-01-07
Held by Berkeley: U. of California (MAIN) PQ6420 .P54 2015 (OskiCat)
Source of Data for Works texid 1252 Desconocido, [Poema de Fernán González], escrito 1250 ca.
Record Status Created 2020-01-07
Updated 2020-05-12