Introduction to Spanish Poetry

Introduction to Spanish Poetry : A Dual-language Book

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From the 12th-century Cantar de Mío Cid to the 20th-century poetry of García Lorca, Salinas, and Alberti, this book contains 37 poems by Spain's greatest poets. Selected by Professor Eugenio Florit, the poems are presented in the full original Spanish text, with expert literal English translations on the facing pages.
Enjoy the poetic inspiration, imagery, insight, and wisdom of such masters as Lope de Vega, Miguel de Unamuno, Federico García Lorca, Margués de Santillana, Jorge Manrique, Garcilaso de la Vega, Fray Luis de León, San Juan de la Cruz, Francisco de Quevedo y Villegas, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Antonio Machado, Rafael Alberti, Pedro Salinas, and many more.
In addition to the poetic texts, Professor Florit has also provided a wealth of biographical and critical commentary, outlining the significance of the poets and their works in the long tradition of Spanish literature. Portraits of the poets are included where available.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 137 x 215 x 8mm | 177g
  • New York, United States
  • English, Spanish
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0486267121
  • 9780486267128
  • 77,237

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From the 12th-century Cantar de Mío Cid to the 20th-century poetry of García Lorca, Salinas, and Alberti, this book contains 37 poems by Spain's greatest poets. Selected by Professor Eugenio Florit, the poems are presented in the full original Spanish text, with expert literal English translations on the facing pages.
Enjoy the poetic inspiration, imagery, insight, and wisdom of such masters as Lope de Vega, Miguel de Unamuno, Federico García Lorca, Margués de Santillana, Jorge Manrique, Garcilaso de la Vega, Fray Luis de León, San Juan de la Cruz, Francisco de Quevedo y Villegas, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Antonio Machado, Rafael Alberti, Pedro Salinas, and many more.
In addition to the poetic texts, Professor Florit has also provided a wealth of biographical and critical commentary, outlining the significance of the poets and their works in the long tradition of Spanish literature. Portraits of the poets are included where available.
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Table of contents

Introduction
Anonymous
Cantar de Mío Cid. Cantar primero (excerpt)
Diego Hurtado de Mendoza
Cossante
"Juan Ruiz, Archpriest of Hita"
Libro de buen amor. De las propiedades que las dueñas chicas han (excerpt)
Marqués de Santillana
Serranilla
Jorge Manrique
Dos Canciones
"No tardes, Muerte, que muero"
"Con dolorido cuidado"
Anonymous
Dos romances
Abenámar
El conde Arnaldos
Garcilaso de la Vega
"Soneto V: "Escrito está en mi alma vuestro gesto"
"Soneto X: "¡Oh dulces prendas, por mi mal halladas"
Gutierre de Cetina
Madrigal
Fray Luis de León
Oda a Francisco Salinas
San Juan de la Cruz
Noche oscura del alma
Luis de Góngora y Argote
Romancillo
Madrigal
Lope de Vega
Varios efectos del amor
"Soneto XVIII: "¿Qué tengo yo, que mi amistad procuras?"
Francisco de Quevedo y Villegas
A una nariz
Soneto a Lisi
José de Espronceda
A una estrella (excerpt)
Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer
"Rima I: "Yo sé un himno gigante y extraño"
"Rima X: "Los invisibles átomos del aire"
"Rima LXVI: "¿De dónde vengo?. . . El más horrible y áspero"
Rosalía Castro
Las campanas
Miguel de Unamuno
Castilla
Antonio Machado
Yo voy soñando caminos
Juan Ramón Jiménez
Primavera amarilla
León Felipe
Como tú
Pedro Salinas
Muertes
Jorge Guillén
Los nombres
Federico García Lorca
"Romance de la luna, luna"
Dámaso Alonso
Los contadores de estrellas
Emilio Prados
Página fiel: Nostalgia
Vicente Aleixandre
El visitante
Rafael Alberti
El ángel bueno
Luis Cernuda
Donde habite el olvido
Miguel Hernández
El tren de los heridos
Picture Sources and Credits
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