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chick lit

Pronunciation: /lɪt/

Translation of chick lit in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [colloquial/familiar] [Literat] chick lit (feminine), literatura (feminine) para la mujer moderna
    Example sentences
    • ‘To me, romantic fiction - chick lit - goes back to Jane Austen,’ she says.
    • The women in non-fiction chick lit possess all the cartoonish and exaggerated qualities of chick-lit heroines, and none of the complexity of real women.
    • In commercial fiction the glossy twenty-something characters of chick lit are being joined by more realistic middle-aged heroines whose experiences of life and love are often more complicated and affecting.

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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.