- ISBN: 1-885778-40-6
is the inexhaustible subject of poets. Universal poetry
has a plethora of masterpieces inspired by the small winged god
who is "invincible in battle". Poetry written in
Spanish ahs its own important part in these masterpieces,
starting in the Middle Ages and continuing until today.
The poets and anthologists Pedro Lastra and Rigas Kappatos
present in this volume their demanding selection of the Best One
Hundred Love Poems written in the landuage of Garculaso, Gongora
and Quevedo. In addition to these poets, they have
included other significant poets of the Spanish Golden Age,
modernism and contemporaries, who continue to create in the art
of Erato and Polymnia.
Best One Hundred Love Poems of the Spanish Language have been
selected from the works of seventy seven poets from fifteen
countries. Four of them are recipients of the Nobel Prize
- Reviews: I thoroughly enjoyed
reading it and I have passed it on to Prof. Noar at Fordham
University who agreed with me that the translation is excellent.
It is not easy to translate poetry but this translation captured
the idiom of both languages in flowing, rhythmical, metrical way
without loosing imaginative verve and preserving the emotional
delicacy and fineness of the language structure. Thank you for