After the classics : a translation into English of the selected verse of Vicent Andrés Estellés ; with an introduction and notes by Dominic Keown and Tom Owen /

This selection of the verse of Valencian poet Vicent Andres Estelles (1924-1993) is accompanied by a translation into English from the original Catalan. The format of an innovative dialogue with classical authors - a cornerstone of Estellesian expression - constitutes an ingenious invocation and par...

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Main Author: Andrés Estellés, Vicent.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Catalan
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2013.
Series:IVITRA research in linguistics and literature ; v. 5.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:This selection of the verse of Valencian poet Vicent Andres Estelles (1924-1993) is accompanied by a translation into English from the original Catalan. The format of an innovative dialogue with classical authors - a cornerstone of Estellesian expression - constitutes an ingenious invocation and parodic commentary on the output and ethos of the Latin poets Horace, Ovid, Virgil and Catullus, the medieval patriarch of Valencian letters Ausiàs March and the Renaissance Castilian poet, Garcilaso de la Vega. For Estellés, Octavian Rome provides a parallel to the Franco dictatorship and the historic.
Physical Description:1 online resource
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9789027271846
9027271844