Citations with the tag: LATINO, Juan
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- An Overview of Sources on the Life and Work of Juan Latino, the `Ethiopian Humanist.'.
Gates Jr, Henry Louis; Wolff, Maria // Research in African Literatures; Winter98, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p14
Focuses on the life and work of Juan Latino, an African ex-slave who was born in 1518, and who was the first person of sub-Saharan African descent to publish a book of poems in a Western language. Reference to Latino's book `Austriad'; When Latino's first book of poems in Latin was published;...
- LATINO, Juan.
Gates Jr, Henry Louis; Wolff, Maria // Black Studies Primer; 2008, p268
A brief profile of Spanish writer Juan Latino is presented.
- Voices Lost in a Non-Place.
BRANCATO, SABRINA // Matatu: Journal for African Culture & Society; 2007, Issue 36, p3
This overview traces the relatively 'long' history of Spanish-African writing while pointing to the multi-regional origin of some selected authors, who hail not only from the former Spanish colony of Equatorial Guinea but also from Cameroon and Benin. It is further argued that, despite the...
- Narrating the Ineffable Lepanto: The "Austrias Carmen" of Joannes Latinus (Juan Latino).
Wright, Elizabeth R. // Hispanic Review; Winter2009, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p71
In his two-book epic poem, the "Austrias carmen," Joannes Latinus (Juan Latino) chronicles the Battle of Lepanto and asserts himself as a worthy heir to Virgil. Along the way, the poet grapples with the age-old poetic question of how to narrate heroic actions undertaken to build or buttress...