Castillejo, Cristóbal de

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Castillejo, Cristóbal de

(krēstō`bäl dā kästēlyā`hō), c.1490–1550, Spanish poet of the Renaissance. As secretary to the king of Bohemia, Castillejo visited Vienna and other European cities. His poems are grouped under the titles Obras de amores [works of love] and Obras morales y de devoción [moral and devotional works]. His Diálogo de la vida de corte is a clever and perceptive picture of life at court. He championed the traditional Spanish as against the Italian verse form.
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En Boscan, Garcilaso, Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, Cristobal de Castillejo, Antonio de Guevara, los hermanos Valdes, Gutierre de Cetina, el autor del Lazarillo de Tormes, fray Luis de Granada, fray Luis de Leon, san Juan de la Cruz, santa Teresa de Jesus .
Part three, "Poetic Fables," is an interesting read, but there is a feeling of disconnect between some of Ovid's Metamorphosis tales that are referenced and the chapters' interpretations of texts by Garcilaso de la Vega, Lope de Vega, and Cristobal de Castillejo.
Cristobal de Castillejo y el interes del Inca por los "contrafacta" cierran este interesante y novedoso capitulo que situan a Garcilaso el Inca en el marco de los intereses y las conexiones con la literatura de su tiempo.
Elias Rivers as a seminar paper at The Johns Hopkins University, two articles had recently presented arguments against the then generally accepted view of Cristobal de Castillejo as a defender of the traditional Castilian poetic style which was being challenged in his day by the poesia italianizante championed by Garcilaso de la Vega.
A consideration of the translations of Cristobal de Castillejo will reveal both successes and failures in the art of literary transposition and will lead to a reassessment of his place in the history of Spanish Renaissance literature.
Estudios sobre Cristobal de Castillejo (trandicion y modernidad en la encrucijada poetica del siglo SVI.