a lo divino

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a lo divino

in Spanish literature, the recasting of a secular work as a religious work, or, more generally, a treatment of a secular theme in religious terms through the use of allegory, symbolism, and metaphor. Adaptations a lo divino were popular during the Golden Age of Spanish literature during the 16th and 17th centuries.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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