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It is the first prologue of an anthology to also serve as literary criticism. Cancionerosor songbooks, were compilations of lyrical poetry most popular during the second half of the 14th century and the first half of the 15th century, though they first appeared in Iberia as early as the beginning of the 13th century in Galicia. After decades spent in and out of favor, acting as royal scribe and secretary while composing his own court writing, Juan Alfonso de Baena died during the later years of Juan II’s reign.
Retrieved 2 June Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Views Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anuario de estudios medievales. Here, Baena invokes both Jewish stereotypes and courtly distinctions of high and low classes in a way that can be perceived to mock most obviously, himself, but to a degree the court itself.
Cancionero de Baena
Islamic Traces in the Cancionero de Baena. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
Interestingly, this narrative stands in almost absolute disconnect with the poems themselves. While Baena’s death date had long been a mystery, inNieto Cumplido discovered manuscripts that suggest Baena died in Not much is known of Juan Alfonso de Baena’s life. Lectores, ediciones y audiencia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Retrieved 14 June Baena was not only a gifted compiler, poet, and jester, he also composed political works that showed a greater depth of knowledge and intellect than previously speculated.
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Baena is said to have converted from Judaism to Christianity as a result of the first pogroms inmaking him one of the many conversos who converted during this era. After his education in Baena the extent of this education is not knownBaena is said to have worked as a tax collector and bureaucrat during the early years of the 15th century.
Of the remaining pieces—all devotional—one is a Baena, who was a converso a Jewish convert to Christianityis best known for compiling and contributing to the Cancionero de Baenaan important medieval anthology composed between and containing the poems of over 55 Spanish poets who wrote during the reigns of Enrique IIJuan Iand Enrique IIIand Juan II. Montoro was a used-clothes dealer called a ropero who also enjoyed wealthy patrons and used his talent at self-deprecating rhymes that highlighted his unfortunate appearance and Jewish blood.
Also customary for jester-poets like Baena were feuds, called poetic debates, performed for court amusement but sometimes in earnest, among the authors, dueled through fixed-rhymed poems requestas that pit poet against poet that became increasingly absurd insults the longer they went on.
In the modern era, the cancionero became more easily accessible inwhen it was first published in print form in Madrid in by the publishers Gayangos and Pidal. Juan Alfonso de Baena? Retrieved 6 June It is a copy that dates from approximately20 to 40 years after the original was composed and presented to Juan II.
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And this is what Baena and many others did, seizing every opportunity to make alonso of their own Jewish blood and former faith. One notable example is Maestro Mahomat el Xartosse de Guadalajara, identified by the rubric as a physician in the household of the Grand Admiral Diego Hurtado de Mendoza.