From Romanticism to Surrealism: Seven Spanish Poets

From Romanticism to Surrealism: Seven Spanish Poets

by Robert G. Havard
     
 

The book offers an in-depth, critical appreciation of seven major Spanish poets. Emphasis is on the modern period, with five of the poets being twentieth-century poets. It is argued that the roots of modern poetry are to be found in Romanticism's anguished search for meaning. The seven Spanish poets include Becquer, Rosalia de Castro, Antonio Machado, Jorge Guillen

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The book offers an in-depth, critical appreciation of seven major Spanish poets. Emphasis is on the modern period, with five of the poets being twentieth-century poets. It is argued that the roots of modern poetry are to be found in Romanticism's anguished search for meaning. The seven Spanish poets include Becquer, Rosalia de Castro, Antonio Machado, Jorge Guillen, Pedro Salinas, Garcia Lorca and Rafael Alberti.

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Harvard has a thorough knowledge of his subject and is extremely perceptive in his analysis of the poems....For Hispanists, graduate students and upper-division undergraduates.
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Harvard has a thorough knowledge of his subject and is extremely perceptive in his analysis of the poems....For Hispanists, graduate students and upper-division undergraduates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780389208105
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/1988
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.95(d)

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