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spanish literature

the body of literary works produced in Spain. Such works fall into three major language divisions: Castilian, Catalan, and Galician. This article provides a brief historical account of each of these three literatures and examines the emergence of major genres.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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