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Longing: Selected Poems #2020

Longing Selected Poems The poetry of Jaime Gil de Biedma the most original and influential Spanish poet since the civil war is finally after years of censorship under Generalissimo Franco reaching a huge audience in Spa

  • Title: Longing: Selected Poems
  • Author: Jaime Gil de Biedma James Nolan
  • ISBN: 9780872862777
  • Page: 282
  • Format: Paperback
  • Longing: Selected Poems By Jaime Gil de Biedma James Nolan, The poetry of Jaime Gil de Biedma, the most original and influential Spanish poet since the civil war, is finally, after years of censorship under Generalissimo Franco, reaching a huge audience in Spain His poems capture the mood of post civil war Spain and of cosmopolitan Barcelona, where the poet belonged to a celebrated literary movement within the antifascist resistanThe poetry of Jaime Gil de Biedma, the most original and influential Spanish poet since the civil war, is finally, after years of censorship under Generalissimo Franco, reaching a huge audience in Spain His poems capture the mood of post civil war Spain and of cosmopolitan Barcelona, where the poet belonged to a celebrated literary movement within the antifascist resistance His poems are ironic and urban, satiric and unusually Mediterranean The poet profiled in his poetry defiant, self mocking, with a nostalgic tango in the background has become a legendary figure in the long struggle of the Spanish t emerge from the dictatorship modern and free Jaime Gil de Biedma was born in Barcelona in 1929 He studied law, and then worked and lived in Manila for long periods He died of AIDS in 1990 James Nolan is the author of Why I Live in the Forest and What Moves Is Not the Wind Weslyan University Press , and the translator of Pablo Neruda s Stones of the Sky Copper Canyon.

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    1. This is an interesting historical piece with a fantastic interrogation of what it means to be gay and coming out in the 1960 s and earlier in Spain, the Philippines, and France But that being said, I was not moved by most of the poetry Part of that is the lifelessness of the translation in my opinion and the other part of it is the lifelessness of some of the poetry I wanted to really like this and considering the lengths I went to to secure a copy, I now know why people don t typically bother I [...]

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