There is No Road: Proverbs by Antonio Machado

There is No Road: Proverbs by Antonio Machado

by Antonio Machado
     
 

With an insightful introduction by Thomas Moore, this volume presents the wisdom and philosophy of one of Spain’s most important poets. Born in 1875, Machado, along with Juan Ramon Jimenez and Miquel de Unamuno, formed the famed "generation of 1898," which ushered in a new Spanish poetics. In this series of brief poems, Machado utilizes traditional Spanish

Overview

With an insightful introduction by Thomas Moore, this volume presents the wisdom and philosophy of one of Spain’s most important poets. Born in 1875, Machado, along with Juan Ramon Jimenez and Miquel de Unamuno, formed the famed "generation of 1898," which ushered in a new Spanish poetics. In this series of brief poems, Machado utilizes traditional Spanish verse forms to create a wide-ranging collection.

"Machado, in these Sappho-like fragments, takes us down not only the road less traveled but the road not seen, where transformation and transfiguration come not from self-made millions but from changing ‘love into theology’"—Thomas Rain Crowe

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781893996663
Publisher:
White Pine Press
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Series:
Companions for the Journey Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Antonio Machado (1875-1939) is regarded as one of the greatest Spanish poets of the 20th century. He is considered along with Juan Ramon Jimenez, and Miguel de Unamuno part of the influential generation of 1898 which ushered in a new Spanish poetics. Dennis Maloney is a poet, translator,and landscape architect. His books of translation include The House In the Sand and Isla Negra by pablo Neruda, The Naked Women by Juan Ramon Jimenez, and There is No Road: Proverbs of Antonio Machado. Dennis Maloney is a poet, translator,and landscape architect. His books of translation include The House In the Sand and Isla Negra by pablo Neruda, The Naked Women by Juan Ramon Jimenez, and There is No Road: Proverbs of Antonio Machado.

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