Campos de Castilla

Campos de Castilla

Paperback Spanish Texts Language: Spanish

By (author) Antonio Machado, Volume editor Robert G. Havard


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  • Publisher: Bristol Classical Press
  • Format: Paperback | 178 pages
  • Language: Spanish
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 212mm x 12mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 31 March 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1853994847
  • ISBN 13: 9781853994845
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations

Product description

A thoroughly edited text of one of 20th-century Spain's most famous volumes of poetry. An introduction offers an in-depth commentary on Machado's themes, techniques and metaphysical manner. In addition to examining the various influences on his work - Krausism, Bergsonism and the '98 Generation's concern for "el problema de Espana" - the introduction looks at Machado's life, especially the years of composition, 1907-17, and it traces the critical phases in his poetic development: the discovery of the Castilian landscape in Soria, his growing political consciousness, his personal tragedy as a bereaved husband and his existential meditaions in Baeza. Annotations in the form of endnotes provide additional factual information and clarify points of difficulty in the text.

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