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Luis de Góngora Biography and Poems

Luis de Góngora Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Luis de Góngora, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Góngora, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Luis de Góngora y Argote (11 July 1561 – 24 May 1627) was a Spanish Baroque lyric poet. Góngora and his lifelong rival, Francisco de Quevedo, are widely considered the most prominent Spanish poets of all time. His style is characterized by what was called culteranismo, also known as Gongorism (Gongorismo ). This style existed in stark contrast to Quevedo's conceptismo .

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