By Pedro Salinas
Pedro Salinas (1892-1951), one of many maximum sleek poets of any state, is surely the preeminent love poet of twentieth-century Spain. Memory in My Hands comprises an considerable number of his 3 books of affection poetry - The Voice I Owe to You [La voz a ti debida], A reason behind Love [Razón de amor], and Long Lament [Largo lamento] in English translation along the Spanish unique. This trilogy of affection poems, the final (posthumous) of which hasn't ever been translated earlier than, are of a nature to win a wide and dedicated viewers: they're instantly passionate, eloquent, and eccentric. The advent to Memory in My Hands units the poems in context, delivering the tale of the affection affair that encouraged the poems. It additionally increases the query of the character of autobiographical poetry and considers this assortment within the culture of poetic sequences corresponding to Philip Sidney’s Astrophil and Stella.
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