Spanish literature generally refers to literature (Spanish poetry, prose, and drama) written in the Spanish language within the territory that presently constitutes the state of Spain. Its development coincides and frequently intersects with that of other literary traditions from regions within the same territory, particularly Catalan literature, Galician literature, and more recently a formal Basque literature. In its earliest form, Spanish literature intersects as well with Latin, Jewish, and Arabic literary traditions of the Iberian peninsula. The literature of Spanish America is an important branch of Spanish literature, with its own particular characteristics dating back to the earliest years of Spain’s conquest of the Americas (see Latin American literature).
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“In French literature, you can choose à la carte; in Spanish literature, there is only the set meal.”
—José Bergamín (18951983)
“In literature as in ethics, there is danger, as well as glory, in being subtle. Aristocracy isolates us.”
—Charles Baudelaire (18211867)
“Wheeler: Arent you the fellow the Mexicans used to call Brachine?
Dude: Thats nearly right. Only its Borracho.
Wheeler: I dont think I ever seen you like this before.
Dude: You mean sober. Youre probably right. You know what Borracho means?
Wheeler: My Spanish aint too good.
Dude: It means drunk. No, if the name bothers ya they used to call me Dude.”
—Jules Furthman (18881960)