Login       My Wishlist
  My Cart
$0.00 / 0 items
 
Charles Freeland Poetry
An Online Record of All Things Poetry
 
International Access
Global Shipping Options Available
  Our Catalog   Regional & Cultural   European   Spanish

Spanish Poetry of the Golden Age, in Contemporary English Translations (Shearsman Classics)


On Sale Now! Save 9% on the Spanish Poetry of the Golden Age, in Contemporary English Translations (Shearsman Classics) by Brand: Shearsman Books at Charles Freeland Poetry. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. In the 16th and 17th centuries, Spain experienced a literary Renaissance akin to that in England, with great poets, dramatists and novelists


Product Description

In the 16th and 17th centuries, Spain experienced a literary Renaissance akin to that in England, with great poets, dramatists and novelists establishing new forms and blazing new trails: Garcilaso de la Vega, Góngora, Quevedo amongst the poets, Lope de Vega & Calderón de la Barca amongst the dramatists (although both were also poets), Cervantes - of course - amongst the prose writers. The Renaissance in England was also a time when translations of contemporary European literature became more common, beginning with contemporary Italian works, and the importation of the Petrarchan sonnet, and then Montemayor's Spanish version of arcadian pastoral. While Spanish literature was not the main focus of English translators during this period - no doubt affected by the strained political relations bnetween the two countries - it did attract some particularly fine writers to try their hand. This selection is driven by what is available, but it also manages to cover some of the greatest Spanish writers of the Renaissance and the Siglo de Oro: Juan Boscán, Garcilaso de la Vega, Jorge de Montemayor, Miguel Cervantes (some poems from 'Don Quixote'), Bartolomé & his brother Lupercio Leonardo de Argensola, Luís de Góngora, Francsico de Quevedo, Antonio Hurtado de Mendoza and Juan Péerez de Montalbán. The translators are Herbert Aston, Philip Ayres, William Drummond of Hawthornden, Sir Richard Fanshawe, Thomas Shelton, Sir Philip Sidney, Thomas Stanley and Bartholomew Yong. The translations are never less than effective and, especially in the case of Fanshawe's Góngora, often show rare genius at work.

Additional Information

Manufacturer:Shearsman Books
Brand:Brand: Shearsman Books
Publisher:Shearsman Books
Studio:Shearsman Books
EAN:9781905700691
Item Weight:0.41 pounds
Item Size:0.33 x 8.5 x 8.5 inches
Package Weight:0.44 pounds
Package Size:5.43 x 0.47 x 0.47 inches

Spanish Poetry of the Golden Age, in Contemporary English Translations (Shearsman Classics) by Brand: Shearsman Books

Buy Now:
Spanish Poetry of the Golden Age, in Contemporary English Translations (Shearsman Classics)

Brand: Brand: Shearsman Books
4.0 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Condition: New
Lead Time: 1 - 2 Business Days
Availability: In Stock
$18.00
$16.55
You Save: 8%


Quantity:  

 


View More In Spanish.

 


Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?


If you have any questions about this product by Brand: Shearsman Books, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.

First Name:
Last Last:
Email Address:
Your Message:

Related Best Sellers


By Brand: Pantheon
ean: 9780679774013, isbn: 0679774017,
Back in print to coincide with the release of the upcoming motion picture Death in Granada on the life of Lorca, this "monumental biography" (New York Times) goes to the heart of his explosive genius. When, at the age of 38, Federico Garcia Lorca was...

By Edaf
ean: 9788467201949, isbn: 8471668165,
Walt Whitman en 1855 publico de manera casi clandestina la primera version de un libro titulado Hojas de hierba (Leaves of Grass), que habria de convertirse con el tiempo en la piedra angular de la moderna poesia norteamericana. La obra era una espec...

By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780374528553, isbn: 0374528551,
Selected verse from the poet who "expanded the scope of lyric poetry" (Rafael Campo, The Washington Post).The work of Federico García Lorca, Spain's greatest modernist poet, has long been admired for its emotional intensity and metaphorical brillian...

By Brand: City Lights Publishers
ean: 9780872862425, isbn: 0872862429,
These poems, from the astonishing 10th- through 13th-century civilization in Andalusia, are based on the codex of Ibn Sa'id, who wanted poems "whose idea is more subtle than the West Wind, and whose language is more beautiful than a fair face." Spani...

By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ean: 9781539934639, isbn: 1539934632,
II Homenaje a Mario Benedetti...

By Fondo de Cultura Económica
ean: 9789681667566, isbn: 9681667565,
Poeta de lo cotidiano y de la sencillez, Eliseo Diego (1920-1994) vivió los últimos años de su vida en México. Esta es una compilación completa de su obra a cargo de Josefina de Diego con un prólogo de Rafael Rojas, que renovará la admiración...

By Brand: Catedra
ean: 9788437602790, isbn: 8437602793,
Brand New. Ship worldwide...

By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ean: 9781548865610, isbn: 1548865613,
El Diario de mis errores contiene 366 micropoemas/frases representando los días de un año en el calendario. Además contienen 36 textos largos cargados de gran emotividad....

By Atria / 37 INK
ean: 9781501169939, isbn: 1501169939,
From the poet, novelist, and cultural icon behind the award-winning and celebrated Broadway play, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, comes an evocative and moving bilingual collection of new and beloved poems.In t...

By Palibrio
ean: 9781463300876, isbn: 1463300875,



Privacy Policy / Terms of Service
© 2018 - charlesfreelandpoetry.net. All Rights Reserved.