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Shadow of Paradise

Vicente Aleixandre (Author), Hugh A. Harter (Translator), Claudio Rodriguez (Preface)

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Paperback, 232 pages
ISBN: 9780520082571
March 1993
$30.95, £22.95
Begun in 1939, barely four months after the close of the Spanish Civil War, these poems by the Nobel Laureate poet Vicente Aleixandre were written during a period of hardship and despair. In spite of his surroundings Aleixandre created the splendor of the shadow of a lost paradise that consisted of memory, nostalgia, yearning and illusion. This is the first full English version. The original Spanish text is included.
Vicente Aleixandre (1898-1984) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1977. Hugh A. Harter is Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages at Ohio Wesleyan University.

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