Antonio Machado's Cartas De Amor a Pilar De Valderrama / Love Letters to Pilar De Valderrama: A Facing Page Translation from Spanish to English

Antonio Machado's Cartas De Amor a Pilar De Valderrama / Love Letters to Pilar De Valderrama: A Facing Page Translation from Spanish to English

By: Antonio Machado (author), Anna-Marie Aldaz (translator)Hardback

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This is an annotated bilingual edition of Antonio Machado's letters to Pilar de Valderrama. Their correspondence covers a range of topics and reveals Machado's profound love for his secret muse. This annotated bilingual edition of Antonio Machado's letters to Pilar de Valderrama, which includes an informative introduction, offers a unique insight into the poet's personal and artistic life. The letters - intimate, vibrant, and as unguarded as journal entries - cover a range of topics. They reveal his profound love for a woman he worshiped of his goddess and to whom he confided his innermost thoughts. The letters permit a glimpse into Machado's creative process, aesthetic principles, and political views. During the nearly ten-year span of their correspondence, Machado shared with Valderrama his opinions about literary gatherings, contemporary authors, and the unrest of the pre-Civil War days. While lamenting that his work as a high school French teacher limited the time he could devote to his creative endeavors, he consistently consulted Valderrama about them, even transcribing lengthy excerpts from his plays in progress.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773448780
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780773448780
  • ISBN10: 0773448780

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