Spain, Take This Chalice from Me and Other Poems
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Spain, Take This Chalice from Me and Other Poems

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Cesar Vallejo is one of the best-known Latin American poets of the twentieth century. Challenging, intense, and difficult to translate, Vallejo's work has often been overshadowed by his fervent endorsement of communism. Noted scholar Ilan Stavans tackles the avant-garde poet's politics head-on in an enlightening new introduction that places Vallejo in his proper literary context, while Margaret Sayers Peden's new translation does full justice to Vallejo's complex literary style. Including Spanish and English versions of more than eighty poems that span his career, this volume is certain to become the leading collection of Vallejo's work for years to come.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129.54 x 193.04 x 17.78mm | 181.44g
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Spanish
  • 0143105302
  • 9780143105305
  • 624,060

About Cesar Vallejo

Cesar Abraham Vallejo Mendoza (1892 -1938) was a Peruvian poet. Although he published only three books of poetry during his lifetime, he is considered one of the great poetic innovators of the 20th century.
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