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The Misfortunes of Alonso Ramírez

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Infortunios de Alonso Ramírez by Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora

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Under the Inquisition, a cultural tyranny more pervasive perhaps in the New World than the Old, it would have been profane to write a novel.

Besides a full transcription of the original text, our edition includes a bibliographical appendix and extensive footnotes on the nautical terms that appear throughout the novel, making it a sourcebook of maritime history at the end of the 17th century.

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