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    Lands of Castile and Other Poems (Hispanic Classics,) (Paperback)(English / Spanish) By (author) Antonio Machado, Translated by Paul Burns, Translated by Salvador Ortiz-Carboneres

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    DescriptionAntonio Machado was born in Seville in 1885 and died in southern France early in 1939, escaping from the Nationalist advance in the Spanish Civil War. He is increasingly recognized as one of the four greatest Spanish-language poets of the twentieth century, but lack of adequate translations has limited his appreciation in the English-speaking world. Here a native Spanish and a native English speaker set out to remedy this deficiency. The beauty of his landscape, fused with its sadness as his young wifeAEs resting pace gave Machado his distinctive voice: intimate, elegiac, at once detached and involved, most characteristically expressed in Campos de Castilla (1917), from which many of the poems here selected are taken. The language of his poetry is spare, relying strongly on nouns and adjectives, asserting more than describing, equally anti-baroque and against the aeexcesses of modern cosmeticsAE (Self Portrait). His father had been a collector of folklore, and Machado saw the romance (ballad) tradition as lying at the heart of the authentic Spanish poetic tradition. English cannot recreate the assonance on which he relied, but this translation captures the essential rhythm as well as the poignancy of the original. Spanish text with facing-page translation, introduction and notes."


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    Title
    Lands of Castile and Other Poems
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Antonio Machado, Translated by Paul Burns, Translated by Salvador Ortiz-Carboneres
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 121
    Width: 149 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 254 g
    Language
    English
    Spanish
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780856687433
    ISBN 10: 085668743X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJ
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF, DSBH
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC classification: PN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ADS
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    B&T General Subject: 105
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 23
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    BISAC V2.8: POE005030
    DC21: 861.62
    DC22: 861.62
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: DC
    Edition
    Bilingual edition
    Edition statement
    Bilingual
    Illustrations note
    19 b&w photographs, text, translation, commentary, notes, selected bibliography
    Publisher
    Aris & Phillips Ltd
    Imprint name
    Aris & Phillips Ltd
    Publication date
    01 August 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Warminster