MANRIQUE Jorge (Manrique Jorge)( Spanish poet.)
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Biography MANRIQUE Jorge (Manrique Jorge)
Born c.. 1440 Castilian village in Paredes de Nava. Member of military campaigns that led Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragon against the rebellious nobles. Badly wounded during a daring assault on the castle Garcia-Munoz in 1479, Manrique died several days.
Most of Manrique's poetry is typical for the court kansonero (anthologies of songs) 15 at. In which it is preserved. Although some of his few works surpass the skill and depth of the lyrical sense of creation of many of his contemporaries, . just holding each other to reflect the timeless meaning of life and death of his father Manrique reached the peak of his talent,
. Father Manrique, Don Rodrigo, Count and Master of the famous military Order of Santiago, died in 1476
. Jorge Manrique Stanzas on the death of his father (Coplas por la muerte de su padre, 1476), in which he carefully avoids acrimony, composed of 43 stanza written octosyllabic couplets and four-line after each couplet
. Jorge Manrique does not bother long otshumevshuyu glory of Greece and Rome, more important to him in the eyes of the outgoing past homeland. Comparisons of Don Rodrigo with various not forgotten even in Roman statesmen and soldiers revealed the greatness not only acts but also the identity of the soldier, friend, vassal and lord. It is self-sufficient, he appears in a dialogue with death.