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Luis de Gongora Biography

The biography of Luis de Gongora. This page has biographical information on Luis de Gongora, one of the best poets of all time. We also provides access to the poet's poems, best poetry, quotes, short poems, and more.

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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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