Treasure of the Castilian or Spanish Language
New Directions Publishing Corporation
November 26, 2019
5.8 X 0.2 X 8.8 inches | 0.2 pounds
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About the Author
Sebastián de Covarrubias Horozco (1539-1613) was a lexicographer and chaplain to Phillip II of Spain. His luminous Treasure is the first monolingual dictionary of the Spanish language.
Janet Hendrickson is the translator of The Future Is Not Ours, an anthology of Latin American writers born since 1970. She holds an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa and is a PhD candidate in Romance Studies at Cornell.
A literary monument that appears exactly at the midpoint of the Spanish Golden Age.