The Other Shore: 100 Poems (Modern Poets in Translation Series, Vol. 1) (Spanish and English Edition)

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This edition of Rafael Alberti's work contains 100 poems spanning a period of 31 years of his life: from his first book Marinero en tierra (Sailor on Land) - for which he was awarded the national prize for poetry in 1925 - to Baladas y canciones del Parana (Ballads and Songs of the Parana), 1953-54. Volume I of the KOSMOS Modern Poets in Translation Series. Spanish-English, xiii + 234 pages. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 80-84602.

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Alberti is a member of that highly inventive group of Spanish poets which came to be called the "Generation of 1927" and includes Federico Garcia Lorca, Jorge Guillen, Luis Cernuda, Pedro Salinas, Vicente Aleixandre, Miguel Hernandez and Gerardo Diego. In April 1977, after almost four decades of exile, with Franco dead and a new beginning for democracy in Spain, Alberti returned to his homeland.

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Kosrof Chantikian is the author of Prophecies & Transformations, and Imaginations & Self-Discoveries, and editor of Octavio Paz: Homage to the Poet, and The Other Shore: 100 Poems by Rafael Alberti. He was editor of KOSMOS: A Journal of Poetry, from 1975 to 1983, and series editor of the KOSMOS Modern Poets in Translation Series from 1975 to 1987. His essay on Octavio Paz entitled The Poetry and Thought of Octavio Paz: An Introduction appeared in Octavio Paz: Homage to the Poet, and was reprinted in Octavio Paz edited by Harold Bloom. His poems have appeared in Amerus, Ararat, Blue Unicorn, Ginosko Literary Journal, Green House, Grey Sparrow Journal, KOSMOS: A Journal of Poetry, Leveler Poetry, Marin Poetry Center Anthology, Snow Jewel, Verse Wisconsin, and other journals. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council (Artists in Communities Program), and the San Francisco Foundation, and was poet-in-residence at the San Francisco Public Library for the periods November 1979 April 1980, October 1980 July 1981, and October 1982 September 1983. He was educated at New York University and received Master s degrees in both Philosophy and Mathematics.

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