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Please verify that you are not a robot. In an attempt to get near Felis, Felismena becomes his page and an intermediary between Felis and Celia.

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An interesting short novella raising questions – jarifs could the “Morisco genre” in which Muslims and Christians rivalize in generosity and virtue be cultivated in a Spain which was at the time 16th and 17th centuries officially intolerant?

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How, then, does Jarifa compare to female pastoral characters in the Diana? Lists with This Book. Raquel rated it liked it Sep 30, You already recently rated this item. Cristian rated it really liked it Apr 23, Routledge, As a wife Jarifa will offer what she has withheld up to this moment, her body, making explicit the sexual tension in their relationship.


Rodrigo de Narvaez, warden of Antequera, therein shows Christian generosity to a Moorish Knight, Abindarraez, of the family of the Abencerrajes, and frees him so he can go to his wedding with Jarifa Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Read more Read less. Superficially, Jarifa shares a great deal with her pastoral counterparts. But as Butler shows, discourse is unable fully to control or predict the way in which the law will be put into practice, or performed.

She takes him by the hand, leading him further into a love that dangerously flirts with one of the most fundamental of taboos. Write abencerrane customer review.

Historia del Abencerraje y la hermosa Jarifa

Moreover, Jarifa, as Moor and as woman, is a stark contrast to a female pastoral figure such as Diana who blindly obeys her father, loses her lover Sireno, and is absent from most of the action in a text named on her behalf.

This representation of Diana as both beautiful and unfaithful is only intensified when in Books V—VII she finally appears only to be rejected and condemned by Sireno, who has managed by drinking magic water to erase his love for her. Share your thoughts with other customers.

None the less, we should point out as Rallo does that Felismena is one of the first examples of this model in Spanish literature, establishing an innovation in the representation of women at the time.


Jarkfa a customer review. We can read against the underlying ideological structures that ultimately want to dismiss or diminish her agency, and praise her capacity to be an intelligent and passionate woman who bravely ventures against societal convention and realizes her e desire.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What is her function within this imagined multicultural Spanish border community? Whereas in pastoral discourse the virtue and devotion of the male lover are never questioned, distance and the presence of beautiful women at the court assure Felismena that Felis will be unfaithful. Cancel Forgot your password? If Rodrigo is a model of virtue and nobility, Jarifa can be read as a model of passion and self-assurance for the Moorish lover.

El Abencerraje Y La Hermosa Jarifa

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Like Jarifa, Felismena is a woman whose will and desire does not let her settle for what societal expectation dictates. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. She is both a feminine figure who affirms her desire and wills her union with her lover, and an other who does not live up to the models of masculine honour and feminine purity idealized in these texts.