By Alicia R. Zuese

By analyzing the pictorial episodes within the Spanish baroque novella, this e-book elucidates how writers create pictorial texts, how audiences visualise their phrases, what outcomes they exert on cognition and what activities this approach conjures up. To interrogate characters’ psychological job, internalisation of textual content and the results on reminiscence, this ebook applies methodologies from cognitive cultural experiences, Classical reminiscence treatises and strategies of non secular visualisation. It breaks new floor via investigating how creative genres and fabric tradition aid us snatch the audience’s aural, fabric, visible and textual literacies, which built the general public with cognitive mechanisms to stand regulations in post-Counter-Reformation Spain. The writers tested comprise popular representatives of Spanish prose —Cervantes, Lope de Vega, María de Zayas and Luis Vélez de Guevara— in addition to Alonso de Castillo Solórzano, Gonzalo de Céspedes y Meneses and an nameless workforce in Córdoba.

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