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Miguel Hernandez by Miguel Hernández

Miguel Hernandez

Miguel Hernandez by Miguel Hernández
Apr 02, 2013 | 128 Pages
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    Apr 02, 2013 | 128 Pages

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“In Miguel’s earthy and wild poetry all the extravagances of color, of perfume, and of the voice of the Spanish Levant came together, with the exuberance and the fragrance of a powerful and virile youth.” —Pablo Neruda

“Miguel Hernández sang in his deep voice and his singing was as though all the trees were singing.”  —Octavio Paz

“In Don Share’s translations of Miguel Hernández, there is a sense of shared elation between reader and translator that confirms the delight of exact sensation when the poem feels transmitted by that cautious and subtle alchemy that is the translator’s skill.” —Derek Walcott

“The consummate poet of light, darkness, soul, time, death.” —Willis Barnstone

“The apparent simplicity of his poems, which speak eloquently of love, poverty and hope, turned Hernández into a popular figure who was elevated to cult status.” —El Pais

“Raw, passionate, despairing and celebratory.” —Publisher’s Weekly

“What a victory it is to watch springing forth from our murky thicket of half-commercialized poetry the silver boar of Hernández’s words—to see the world of paper part so as to allow the language tusks and shoulders to emerge, shining, pressed forward by his genius.” —Robert Bly

“One of the great talents of the century.” —Philip Levine, The Kenyon Review

“A cherished example of why great poetry is timeless.” —Ray Gonzalez, Bloomsbury Review

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