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 El Abencerraje y la hermosa Jarifa
(5,240 words)

El Abencerraje y la hermosa Jarifa

'The Abencerraje and the beautiful Jarifa'

El Abencerraje y la hermosa Jarifa

Date: Between 1561 and 1565

Original Language: Spanish

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El Abencerraje y la hermosa Jarifa, usually shortened to El Abencerraje (‘The Abencerraje and the beautiful Jarifa’ or just ‘The Abencerraje’) is an anonymous Spanish novella of the mid-16th century, extant in four versions, the longest of which is a mere 7,700 words. Brief as it is, it is considered…

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Childers, William, “ El Abencerraje y la hermosa Jarifa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26404>
First published online: 2015



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