Over the course of Puerto Rico's history the country has been strongly influenced by a number of different cultures. The strongest of these were Spanish and Western, but there are also a number of other cultures which have been merged with these to provide a culture which is unique to Puerto Rico. Today you will find that not only do the inhabitants of this island enjoy a wonderfully rich ...
Puerto Rican literature is about as old as the country itself. Early settlers would spend many hours describing their surroundings and experiences in this newly found country with picturesque and flowery language. Spanish writers like Fray Tomas de la Torre and Gonzalo Fernandez are high on the list of noteworthy literates.
If you are interested in the history of literature, Puerto Rico’s Casa Del Libro is perhaps one of the best museums for you to visit. Located inside a beautifully restored 18th century house, the museum is dedicated solely to the history and artistry of the printed word. It not only holds a number of amazing relics, but also carefully documents the printing and binding processes involved in ...