Mary on November 16th, 2008

I have chosen this category title because my research into Spain’s early modern swordplay focuses on the relationship between the practice of and the literature written about fencing–arms and letters. It is also a reference to the cultured image of the warrior-poet who can wield both a sword and a plume.

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Mary on September 29th, 2008

This post describes the system at the National Library which is different than the typical library in the States. Plus, it discusses one of the documents I examined.

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