Spanish School, literature news

The book "Abril rojo" of the peruvian Santiago Roncagliolo wins the Prize Novel Alfaguara

The Peruvian writer Santiago Roncagliolo (Lima, 1975) has won the ninth edition of the Prize Novel Alfaguara, with his work Abril Rojo. This prize is considered one of the greater prestige with 175,000 dollars (about 148,000 euros) of prize.

NEW WORK OF THE PRIMITIVE HISPANIC LEXICON (VIII – XII)

The work of the Primitive Hispanic Lexicon (centuries VIII – XII) was presented lastt November in the head office of the Real Spanish Academy.
The work has initially been directed by D. Ramo'n Menéndez Pidal, and written up by Rafael Lapesa with the collaboration of Constantino García. The edition has been carried out by D. Dry Manuel, by the initiative of the Real Spanish Academy and the Foundation Ramon Menéndez Pidal.

NEW HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF THE SPANISH LANGUAGE

The Real Spanish Academy and the Academies Association of the Spanish Language have a debt with the society to construct a dictionary of this type. The Spanish is the only western language that lacks an historical dictionary, essential instrument for the work of the Hispanists, as well as for the knowledge that Spanish-speaker have to have of their language.