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Author Debicki, Andrew, author

Title Spanish poetry of the twentieth century : modernity and beyond / Andrew P. Debicki
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Description 1 online resource (270 pages)
Series Studies in Romance Languages ; 37
Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.) ; 37
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; 1. The Apogee of Modernity in Spain, 1915-1928; One View of Modernity; High Modernity in Spain, 1915-1924; The Poetics of the Generation of 1927; The Poem as Icon; 2. Currents in Spanish Modernity, 1915-1939; A Strand of Indeterminacy, 1915-1928; A Loss of Purity: Spanish Modernity, 1929-1936; A New Determinism: Committed Poetry; 3. After the War, 1940-1965; From Message to Form: Garcilaso, Formalism, Cantico, 1940-1949; A New Realistic Poetics, 1944-1960
Popular Culture, the Irrational, SurrealismReturn to the Personal: Alvarez, Villena, Colinas; Contained Form, Silence, Self-Referentiality; Established Poets, New Directions; 6. The Evolution of Postmodern Poetry, 1978-1990; A Very Immediate Past; From Silence to Essence; New Directions, Established Poets: Expressions of Feeling and Experience; Expressive Poetry: New Voices I; Expressive Poetry: New Voices II; From Expression to Satire, Irony, and Subversion; Conclusion; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Testimonial Poetry, 1944-1960: The Communication of Personal, Religious, and Existential EmotionsNotes of Indeterminacy: Postismo, Surrealism; Social and Political Poetry, 1950-1965; Poets in Exile; 4. New Directions for Spanish Poetry, 1956-1970; A New Era, a New Poetics; Experience and Discovery by the New Castilian Poets; Andalusian Poets, 1956-1970; The School of Barcelona; Older Poets, New Consciousness, New Forms; 5. The Postmodern Time of the Novisimos, 1966-1980; A Poetics of Language; Art as Elevation and Refuge: Gimferrer, Carnero, Azua, Cuenca
Summary Twentieth-century Spanish poetry has received comparatively little attention from critics writing in English. Andrew Debicki now presents the first English-language history published in the United States to examine the sweep of modern Spanish verse. More important, he is the first to situate Spanish poetry in the context of European modernity, to trace its trajectory from the symbolists to the postmodernists. Avoiding the rigid generational schemes and catalogs of names found in traditional Hispanic literary histories, Debicki offers detailed discussions of salient books and texts to construct
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Spanish poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813158273 (e-book)
9780813158273 (e-book)