Culture, And Arts Of Argentina

Argentina is a nation with a vivid Spanish heritage, soundly
affected since the 19th century by European, prominently Italian,
immigration. A blithesome interest is maintained in the nation's history,
particularly as symbolized by the Gaucho or cowboy. Europeans also shaped
literature in Argentina. In the fine arts, an example to be emulated has
been France; only in folk art has there been crucial influence from Native
America cultures.
Any Literature in Latin America was to be written in one of the
Romance languages, primarily Spanish, Portuguese, and French, from the 15th
century to the present. Latin American literature is tremendously varied
in its scope. It encompasses ...

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Latin American writing can be divided into three broad periods:
colonial literature, from the time of European conquest to independence;
the literature of independence, which began in the early 1800s in most of
Latin American; and modern literature, which began in the late 1800s and
was accompanied by the comprehension of a distinguishing national voice, at
some point in the 1900s. Additionally, a native tradition, which began
before the European conquest, consists of literature in Native American
At the time of the European conquest, some Native American
literature was written down. However, most of it was transmitted from one
generation to the next by professional reciters who memorized texts and
narrated them. This early literature includes creation stories that
endeavor to elucidate the origin of the universe, anecdotes about gods and
their activities that offer an explanation of the workings of the world,
and histories that correlate the ...

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from the time of
independence from Spain, which for most of Latin America occurred from 1810
to 1830, to the modern period, arising in the 1880s. Although Cuba and
Puerto Rico remained under Spanish rule until 1898, their cultures attained
a national identity about the same time other Latin American countries
established themselves as independent republics. The Period of
Independence accounted for a lot Argentina's principal literary history.
Argentina adopted aggressive programs to establish cultural institutions
that thrust them to the literary forerunners, despite their earlier
cultural insignificance.
Argentina played a large role in setting 19th-century literary
trends. ...

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