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Introduction to Spanish Poetry: A Dual-Language Book

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Introduction to Spanish Poetry: A Dual-Language Book

From the 12th-century Cantar de Mío Cid to the 20th-century poetry of García Lorca, Salinas, and Alberti, this book contains 37 poems by Spain's greatest poets. Selected by Professor Eugenio Florit, the poems are presented in the full original Spanish text, with expert literal English translations on the facing pages.

Enjoy the poetic inspiration, imagery, insight, and wisdom of such masters as Lope de Vega, Miguel de Unamuno, Federico García Lorca, Margués de Santillana, Jorge Manrique, Garcilaso de la Vega, Fray Luis de León, San Juan de la Cruz, Francisco de Quevedo y Villegas, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Antonio Machado, Rafael Alberti, Pedro Salinas, and many more.

In addition to the poetic texts, Professor Florit has also provided a wealth of biographical and critical commentary, outlining the significance of the poets and their works in the long tradition of Spanish literature. Portraits of the poets are included where available. 

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Product Description

Introduction to Spanish Poetry: A Dual-Language Book

From the 12th-century Cantar de Mío Cid to the 20th-century poetry of García Lorca, Salinas, and Alberti, this book contains 37 poems by Spain's greatest poets. Selected by Professor Eugenio Florit, the poems are presented in the full original Spanish text, with expert literal English translations on the facing pages.

Enjoy the poetic inspiration, imagery, insight, and wisdom of such masters as Lope de Vega, Miguel de Unamuno, Federico García Lorca, Margués de Santillana, Jorge Manrique, Garcilaso de la Vega, Fray Luis de León, San Juan de la Cruz, Francisco de Quevedo y Villegas, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Antonio Machado, Rafael Alberti, Pedro Salinas, and many more.

In addition to the poetic texts, Professor Florit has also provided a wealth of biographical and critical commentary, outlining the significance of the poets and their works in the long tradition of Spanish literature. Portraits of the poets are included where available. 

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Additional Information
Book Genre Poetry
Book Format Parallel Text
Binding Paperback
Publisher Dover Publications
Number of pages 176
ISBN 9780486258102
Date of Publication Nov 1989
Language Spanish
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
Key Benefits
  • Parallel texts enable you to read through the text and check on any words or phrases that you might not have quite understood. These books are a great tool for language learners!
  • Full translation in English
  • Notes on certain sections
  • Read some great works of literature while also learning a language
  • Ideal for intermediate learners
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