The Penguin Book of Spanish Verse

The Penguin Book of Spanish Verse


'You have darkish eyes. Gleams there that promise darkness'. Spanish poetry is incredible in its richness and diversity. This anthology covers the 2 nice flowerings of Spanish verse: the 1st, which lasted to the top of the 17th century, and moment, from the mid-nineteenth century throughout the Spanish Civil conflict, to the current. This 3rd variation has been revised to symbolize extra absolutely the poetry of resistance that emerged in the course of the Franco years, giving more room to older poets equivalent to Jorge Guillén and the nice survivor of the Lorca new release and Nobel Prize winner Vicente Aleixandre, in addition to a couple of extra modern poets who've cast a brand new period in Spanish poetry. This version additionally contains an advent discussing the background and international value of Spanish poetry. 'No physique of lyrical poetry is so heavily under-estimated via British readers because the Spanish' - J. M. Cohen. This ebook is translated and edited with an advent through J. M. Cohen.

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