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Nicolas Guillen's New Love Poems
     

Nicolas Guillen's New Love Poems

by Nicolas Guillen, Keith Ellis (Editor)
 
Expressing a profound sense of loss, Guillen's poems take the form of conversation with the absent loved one, and also a series of subtle dialogues with figures in world literature, including Dante, Malgerbe, Becquer, Neruda, and Rulfo.

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Expressing a profound sense of loss, Guillen's poems take the form of conversation with the absent loved one, and also a series of subtle dialogues with figures in world literature, including Dante, Malgerbe, Becquer, Neruda, and Rulfo.

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In 1966, Guillen (1902-1989), the National Poet of Cuba, wrote a book of 15 poems dealing with a rupture in his affair with Sara Casal, to whom he dedicated the book. This bilingual edition presents the poems and Ellis's commentary and notes. As an epilogue, Ellis includes a previously unpublished sonnet by the Cuban poet Eliseo Diego, "A Sara Casal." The volume is illustrated with 13 b&w drawings by the Cuban painter Ernesto Garcia Pena. Canadian call number: C94- 930761-0. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802004277
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Series:
Romance Ser.
Edition description:
Parallel Text Edition (Spanish/English)
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.84(d)

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