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The Golden Age free pdf Celebrating the Spanish Renaissance's greatest poems and offering a new appreciation of Spain's "Golden Age, " Edith Grossman turns her passionate fervor and stylistic brilliance to the works of Jorge Manrique- Garcilaso de la Vega, a soldier and courtier who wrote love poetry- Fray Luis de Leon, a converso Jew- San Juan de la Cruz, whose poems are the finest exemplars of Christian mysticism- Luis de Gongora, a great sensualist- Lope de Vega, Cervantes' rival- Francisco de Quevedo, the ultimate Baroque poet- and Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, the nun whose haunting poetry embodied the voice of Mexico. Through these glorious voices, presented in facing-page Spanish and English, The Golden Age offers a new way to connect with the literary heritage of the Spanish-speaking world.

About Edith Grossman

Acclaimed for her best-selling translations of Cervantes, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Mario Vargas Llosa, Edith Grossman has received many awards including the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation. She lives in New York City. Billy Collins was the Poet Laureate of the United States and the State of New York. He is a Distinguished Professor at Lehman College and a Senior Distinguished Fellow of the Winter Park Institute. A Literary Lion of the New York Public Library and author of many collections of poetry, including Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems About Birds and Horoscopes for the Dead, he lives in Westchester, New York.

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Author : Edith Grossman
Publisher : WW Norton
Data Published : 15 January 2008
ISBN : 0393329917
EAN : 9780393329919
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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