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The Poem and the Insect : Aspects of Twentieth Century Hispanic Culture :  Aspects of Twentieth Century Hispanic Culture - David Spooner

The Poem and the Insect : Aspects of Twentieth Century Hispanic Culture

Aspects of Twentieth Century Hispanic Culture

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Published: March 2002
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This book is an extension of Dr. Spooner's previous work on the interplay of insect processes and human culture as discussed in The Metaphysics of Insect Life (ISP, 1995). It continues the application of the literary, philosophical, and scientific methods employed there to the main currents in the evolution of modern Hispanic literature.

Prefacep. iii
Natural Selection and Poetryp. 1
Migration and Milieup. 15
Perfecting the Song: from Rueda to Lorcap. 31
Insect and Mind: The Poetry of Damaso Alonsop. 55
Philosophers of Nature: Aleixandre, Antonio Machado, Cernuda and Salinasp. 67
Pablo Neruda and Octavio Pazp. 91
"La Verdad Misma": Insects as the Truth of Life in the Poetry of Jose Maria Egurenp. 105
The Resonance of Insects: Delmira Agustini and Jorge Carrera Andradep. 113
The Spanish American Novelist as Poetp. 129
Conclusions: Angles of Vision and Beyond a Larval Philosophyp. 137
Some Hispanic Poets of the Spanish Civil Warp. 145
Indexp. 165
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ISBN: 9780761818786
ISBN-10: 0761818782
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 175
Published: March 2002
Publisher: University Press of America
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.4  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.27