Mester de clerecía

Mester de Clerecía ("Ministry of Clergy") is a Spanish literature genre that can be understood as an opposition and surpassing of Mester de Juglaría.wikipedia
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Mester de Clerecía ("Ministry of Clergy") is a Spanish literature genre that can be understood as an opposition and surpassing of Mester de Juglaría.
This Castilian narrative poetry known as the Mester de Clerecía became popular in the thirteenth century.

Gonzalo de Berceo

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The most famous authors of this period are Gonzalo de Berceo and Arcipreste de Hita.
He is celebrated for his poems on religious subjects, written in a style of verse which has been called Mester de Clerecía, shared with more secular productions such as the Libro de Alexandre, the Libro de Apolonio.

Mester de Juglaría

Mester de Clerecía ("Ministry of Clergy") is a Spanish literature genre that can be understood as an opposition and surpassing of Mester de Juglaría.
Compared to the Mester de Clerecía the authors weren't educated, it treats popular topics, the language is simple and the metrics of the verses is irregular.

Poema de Fernán González

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The Poema de Fernán González is an example of anonymous mester de clerecía.
The Poema de Fernán González is a Castilian epic poem, specifically, a cantar de gesta of the Mester de Clerecía.

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Mester de Clerecía ("Ministry of Clergy") is a Spanish literature genre that can be understood as an opposition and surpassing of Mester de Juglaría.

Genre

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Mester de Clerecía ("Ministry of Clergy") is a Spanish literature genre that can be understood as an opposition and surpassing of Mester de Juglaría.

Clergy

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It was cultivated in the 13th century by Spanish learned poets, usually clerics (hence the name 'clerecía').

Anonymity

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Unlike Mester de Juglaría, Mester de Clerecía was written on paper, not anonymous, with regular metre (the cuaderna vía) and done by educated authors.

Juan Ruiz

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The most famous authors of this period are Gonzalo de Berceo and Arcipreste de Hita.

Libro de Alexandre

The Libro de Alexandre is a medieval Spanish epic poem about Alexander the Great written between 1178 and c. 1250 in the mester de clerecía.

The Book of Good Love

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The work is considered as the best piece in the medieval genre known as mester de clerecía.

Libro de Apolonio

The Libro de Apolonio (Book of Apollonius) is an anonymous work of medieval Spanish literature written in Alexandrine quatrains around the middle of the thirteenth century in the learned genre of the Mester de clerecía.

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This Castilian narrative poetry known as the Mester de Clerecía became popular in the thirteenth century.

Alexandrine

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It was used beginning about 1200 for mester de clerecía (clerical verse), typically occurring in the cuaderna vía, a stanza of four alejandrinos all with a single end-rhyme.

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Other major plays from the medieval times were Mester de Juglaría, Mester de Clerecía, Coplas por la muerte de su padre or El Libro de buen amor (The Book of Good Love).

The Miracles of Our Lady

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It is important to note that Gonzalo de Berceo belonged to the Mester de Clerecía.