Definition of Gongora

1. Noun. A Spanish poet whose work was characterized by an affected elegance of style (1561-1627).

Exact synonyms: Luis De Gongora Y Argote
Generic synonyms: Poet

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Literary usage of Gongora

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1. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1891)
"But with the appearance of Gongora, sim- * 487 plicity such as ... and all published between the time when Gongora appeared and the end of the century.3 ..."

2. History of Spanish and Portuguese Literature by Friedrich Bouterwek (1823)
"Luis de Gongora de Argote was the founder and the idol of ... Gongora was a man of shrewd and powerful mind; but his natural faculties were perverted by a ..."

3. Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and by Henry Hallam (1842)
"Nicolas Antonio, to the disgrace of his judgment, maintains this with the most extravagant eulogy on Gongora ; and Baillet copies him ; but the next age ..."

4. Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and by Henry Hallam (1887)
"T. LUIS DE Gongora. Spanish prose of the sixteenth century, and they belong ... Luis de Gongora, a man of very considerable talents, and capable of writing ..."

5. The New-England Magazine by Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin (1831)
"feront the Spanish of Luis de Gongora. signature of Macaroni, Chatham himself would have taken the trouble to elucidate it, over the signature of Downright, ..."

6. The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de ( Cervantes Saavedra, Henry Edward Watts (1888)
"Life at Valladolid—Arrival of the English Ambassador —The Festivities at Court—^Gongora—Affair of Ezpeleta— Visit to Seville—Return to Madrid— Cervantes' ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"He settled in Mariquita after he had been appointed in 1783 by Charles 111, under the viceroy and Archbishop Gongora, leader of the "Expedición botánica del ..."

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