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SOLITUDES OF DON LUIS DE GONGORA

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ISBN 10: 0521068142 / ISBN 13: 9780521068147
Published by Cambridge University Press, 1965, 1965
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
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130 pp; Previous owners name on ffep, DJ mildly shelf worn with a couple of tiny edge tears and a small black smudge on spine, boards with faint wear at tips, else an attractive copy, binding tight, text clean.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. Bookseller Inventory # 72611

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Title: SOLITUDES OF DON LUIS DE GONGORA

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1965

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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Professor Wilson's translation of the Soleades was first published in Cambridge in 1931 by Gordon Fraser's Minority Press. This revised edition, with the Spanish text added, was published by Cambridge University Press in 1965. In the first place, Góngora is 'difficult', and therefore, fifty students first embarking on the study were glad of the help with 'meaning' which an English version provides. But Professor Wilson's is a translation in the full sense of the word, not just a crib. Its verse follows the varied movement and elaborate structure of the original, and creates an English equivalent of the musical qualities of the Spanish. It gives pleasure of a high order as well as understanding, and was one of the few English versions of the time which approached the status of art. It was therefore of importance for students of translation itself.

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Professor Wilson's 1931 translation of the Soleades follows the varied movement and elaborate structure of the original, and recreates the musical qualities of the Spanish. It gives pleasure as well as understanding, and was one of the few English versions of the time which approached the status of art.

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