There is No Road: Proverbs by Antonio Machado

There is No Road: Proverbs by Antonio Machado

Paperback Companions for the Journey

By (author) Antonio Machado, Translated by Mary J. Berg, Translated by Dennis Maloney

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  • Publisher: White Pine Press
  • Format: Paperback | 120 pages
  • Dimensions: 129mm x 183mm x 9mm | 118g
  • Publication date: 23 January 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Buffalo
  • ISBN 10: 1893996662
  • ISBN 13: 9781893996663
  • Sales rank: 919,693

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"Traveler, there is no road; you make your path as you walk". While others suggest taking the road less travelled, Antonio Machado suggests that we each make our own road. In this series of brief poems Machado utilises traditional Spanish verse forms to create a wide ranging collection of reflections and philosophical insights in the form of aphorisms. Poems that have the immediacy of epigrams or Japanese haiku. Antonio Machado (1875-1939) is one of the greatest poets of 20th century Spain. He along with Juan Ramon Jimenez and Miguel de Unamuno formed the generation of 1898, which ushered in a new Spanish poetics.

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Mary Berg is a Professor of Spanish at Harvard University and the translator of many volumes including River of Sorrows by Libertad Demitropulos. Dennis Maloney is a poet and translator. His translations include the work of Pablo Neruda and Juan Ramon Jime.