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Selected Poems
By Antonio Machado

Selected Poems

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Selected Poems by Antonio Machado

Book Description

Regarded by many as the finest poet of twentieth-century Spain, Antonio Machado y Ruiz (1875-1939) is not well known outside the Spanish-speaking world. This volume will introduce him to Anglo-American readers, enabling them to experience at first hand the subtle nuances of his verse. Some two hundred fifty poems in Spanish, drawn from Machado's entire oeuvre, are accompanied on facing pages by sensitive and beautifully fluent translations which render the originals accessible to the mind and the ear. Mr. Trueblood annotates the individual poems, placing them in context and illuminating their allusions and undertones. In addition, he provides a substantial biographical and critical Introduction. This gives an overview of Machado's life, as a poet and teacher and wide-ranging commentator on cultural, political, and social affairs. (Forced into exile at the end of the Civil War, he crossed the Pyrenees on foot and died a month later.) The Introduction also discusses the qualities of Machado's predominantly quiet and reflective verse, as well as the development of the thought of this major poet.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674040663
ISBN-10: 067404066X
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1988
Country of Publication: United States

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With the poems of Campos de Castilla, Machado became one of the primary voices of Spain's Generation of 1898. This unabridged edition features a new translation and additional poems and essays.

There is No Road by Antonio Machado There is No Road, Paperback (December 2003)

Traveler, there is no road; you make your path as you walk.

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Author Biography - Antonio Machado

Alan S. Trueblood, Professor of Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature, Brown University, is the author of Experience and Artistic Expression in Lope de Vega.

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