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Chile Overview

According to Digopaul, Chile is located in South America between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes. The country borders Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. Several archipelagos in the Pacific belong to Chile; Desventurada Islands, Juan Fernandez Islands, Sala y Gómezön and Easter Island. Chile also claims a part of Antarctica called the Territorio Chileno Antártico with […]

Chile Arts and Literature

Chile Arts and Literature

Literature The Spanish war in Chile against the Araucans, an indigenous people who offered fierce resistance, is the basis of the colonial era’s first major literary work in Latin America: Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga’s historical epic “La Araucana” (1-3, 1569, 1578 and 1589). Ercilla gained many followers, some of them artistically significant. Another early […]