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He then turned to the wall and died.

Reading some lines of poetry, hearing some notes of music, seeing an attractive person could be the external influence that led to a poem but what was important was to try to express the real, deep-lying poetic impulse, which was sometimes powerful enough to make him shiver or burst into tears.

He had already become noted as something of a dandy during his time at the University of Seville, as noted by Salinas – “a well-cut suit, a perfectly-knotted tie”. He took up post in November and stayed there for an academic year. In it he calls for the destruction of bourgeois society: Published by Centro Cultural de La Generacion del He notes that this is a fleeting characteristic in Lorca but more persistent in someone such as Alberti.

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As in those epigrams in the Greek anthology, he admired the way that concision could give a precise shape to a poem.

This work was begun during his vacation in Oxford, continued in Glasgow and completed at Cambridge in He noticed that something in Lorca had changed; he was less precious, less melancholy and more sensual. This develops into a key theme of Cernuda’s final collection. Dondee collection was written during the Spanish Civil War and amidst all the disruption and uncertainty in Cernuda’s life as he went into exile, drifting from Madrid, to London, to Paris, to Cranleigh and finally to Glasgow.

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He also returns to the theme of Spain, which had first appeared in Las nubesanalysing what he admires and dislikes. Just being alive and living according to the rules is equivalent to being dead.

Make an offer Add to wishlist. However, his habihe, timid and morose character, his search of perfection frequently made him lose friendships and popularity. Expanded on almost until his death inin this work the poet explores desire, love, subject, object, history and sexuality in poems which draw influences from romanticism, classicism, and the surrealist avant-garde.

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In the s he moved to Mexico. For example, in “Soliloquio del farero”, the poet finds an escape from desperation in an enclosed and solitary world very similar to that of his earliest poems. In an extended poem, “Noche del hombre y su demonio”, he reflects on the course of his life and the possibility of being remembered after his death. British poet – and yet also one of the 3 or 4 finest poets of his generation.

There are ahbite discussion topics on this book yet. The poem is addressed to his “friend” – solitude – and he develops the idea that he has been chosen to serve mankind in some way by being separated from them, just like a lighthouse-keeper.

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He tried to express something of that experience in El poeta y los mitos in Ocnos. Cernuda wonders whether Alberti’s recognition of the social injustice of Spain was the inspiration for him to write political poetry or whether his assumption of Communist beliefs forced him donee reject personal values. He continued to print vilifications right to the end of his life, which had the effect of turning Cernuda’s former admiration into indifference or even worse.

A separate edition of this collection appeared in a pirated edition in Buenos Aires in His attitude to Britain was ambivalent. At the time, Cernuda thought that he would be away from Spain for one or two months, however this was to be the start of an exile that would last for the rest of his life. Chaima Mjejri marked it as to-read Oct 27, Cernuda produced two collections of prose poetry.


Julen is currently reading it Sep 11, Neusovita rated it it was amazing Dec 26, He describes his friend’s apparent detachment from the world and unwillingness to engage. Pau79 rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Although he was happy in Mount Holyoke, at the end of the year, a student advised him not to stay there and he himself began to wonder whether it was le beneficial force on his poetry.

So when people like Alonso, who rejected his o,vido work and still persist in calling it immature, now say he is a fine poet, he takes that to mean that they are merely picking up on the favourable reactions of people 20 years younger to his recent works – in other words, the audience that has found him – and that they are unable to see the continuities between the earlier and the later work.

The title alludes to the state of mind in which he found himself at that time – living vicariously in foreign countries where he scarcely knew anybody.

Heather rated it it was amazing Feb 08, On the other hand, he was the man who launched abusive attacks on numerous literary figures. No attempt haibte made to see whether that old image still fitted the man who had gone through all the upheaval that Cernuda had experienced while going into exile.

His friendship with Vicente Aleixandre developed into the closest he had ever had. He is not a whole-hearted admirer of the Romancero gitanofor example, unimpressed by the obscurity of the narratives in many of the individual poems and by the theatricality and outmoded costumbrismo of the collection as a whole. During the writing dondr Invocacioneshe met the German philosopher and linguist Hans Gebserwho was living and working in Madrid.