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Guillen: Cantico: Selected Poems

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Jorge Guillen belongs to a brilliant cluster of Spanish poets, a generation once defined by Salinas, one of its members, as "born under a lyrical star." Towards the end of his life Guillen's most famous work "Cantico" - the fruit of some 30 years of labour - was recognized as a masterpiece and stands alongside the poetical works of Lorca, Alberti and Cernuda. Most usefully ...more
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Published April 1st 2010 by Duckworth Publishing (first published June 1977)
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Fue uno de los más importantes poetas de la generación del 27.

Cursó estudios universitarios en París, dónde se casó en primeras nupcias y posteriormente, en 1917, también dio clases en La Sorobona. También impartió cursos en Oxford. En 1924, con treinta años de edad, regresó a España, dónde inició su carrera literaria.

Siendo uno de los discípulos más directos de Juan Ramón Jímenez, elaboró una po
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