Latin America

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    Poetry in times of conquest

    By Carlos Herrera Montero

    In the previous article, we talked about the poetic work that existed during Pre-Columbian times. The arrival of theSpaniards in 1492 and the beginning of the conquest (XVI century, from circa 1520 to 1570) was the process of exploration, conquering and colonization ofread more →

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    Flowers and songs: Aztec poetry

    By Carlos Herrera Montero

    We begin a new series of articles about Latin American literature (written originally in Spanish for el Sol del Valle) with a brief exposition of Pre-Columbian poetry. The series will not be a comprehensive study, rather cultural brushstrokes that, hopefully, willread more →