The Cambridge Introduction to Spanish Poetry: Spain and Spanish America

The Cambridge Introduction to Spanish Poetry: Spain and Spanish America

by D. Gareth Walters
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521794641

ISBN-13: 9780521794640

Pub. Date: 02/01/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This comprehensive survey of Spanish poetry includes Iberian and Latin American writing from the Middle Ages to the present. Unlike most literary histories, it offers a non-chronological approach to the subject. It is arranged by genres and forms (epic, ballad, sonnet) and themes and motifs (love, religious and moral poetry, satirical and pure poetry). The

Overview

This comprehensive survey of Spanish poetry includes Iberian and Latin American writing from the Middle Ages to the present. Unlike most literary histories, it offers a non-chronological approach to the subject. It is arranged by genres and forms (epic, ballad, sonnet) and themes and motifs (love, religious and moral poetry, satirical and pure poetry). The wide-ranging selections in this reference make it appropriate for course use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521794640
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2003
Series:
Cambridge Introductions to Literature Series
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; 1. Poets and readers; 2. The interrelationship of texts; 3. The epic and the poetry of place; 4. The ballad and the poetry of tales; 5. Songs and sonnets - popular and learned poetry; 6. Love poetry; 7. Religious and moral poetry; 8. Satire, burlesque and poetry as celebration; Appendix: Chronological list of poets cited; Bibliography; Index of names; Subject index.

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