Crónicas De La Guerra Civil. Un Poeta En El Frente
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Crónicas De La Guerra Civil. Un Poeta En El Frente

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Miguel Hernández, el llamado "poeta del pueblo", desarrolló una frenética y poco conocida actividad como periodista y propagandista cultural en la primera línea del frente durante la Guerra Civil española. De esa intensa peripecia queda un conjunto de crónicas periodísticas que escribió para diversos diarios y revistas del ejército y organizaciones políticas del bando repu...more
Paperback, 150 pages
Published 2009 by Editorial sol 90
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It's propaganda. This doesn't imply it's a bad book – it's actually the aggregation of various articles Hernández wrote during 1936 and 1937 while he was fighting for the Republic– but it's just too obviously biased. But the writing is very powerful, playing with the sounds of the words and the metaphors. It actually reminds me of the propaganda posters of the Republican side. Anyway, some of the stories talk about individuals the author met, some others are just pure praises to the ideals of th...more
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Miguel Hernández, born in Orihuela (Alicante Province), was a leading 20th century Spanish poet and playwright.

Hernández was born to a poor family and received little formal education; he published his first book of poetry at 23, and gained considerable fame before his death. He spent his childhood as a goatherd and farmhand, and was, for the most part, self-taught, although he did receive basic e...more
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