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Poem of the Cid a Bilingual Edition

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This is one of the finest of epic poems and the only one to have survived from medieval Spain.

The hero, El Cid, is a warlord of Herculean stature: superior to his fellow men in action, of outstanding generalship and courtesy, he is at the same time a good husband and a devoted family man. Blending fiction with historical fact in a manner unique in the heroic epic, the plot seethes with the restless, adventurous spirit of Castille, telling of the CidÆs cruel banishment, his victorious campaigns in Valencia and the crowning of his daughters as queens of Aragon and Navarre, the high point of his career as a warmonger.

Of august majesty as well as down-to-earth humanity, this exhilarating work sings of human qualities that are today as universally admired as they were in thirteenth-century Spain.

Synopsis:

The medieval epic poem is presented in parallel Spanish and English text with English introduction and notes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140444469
Editor:
Hamilton, Rita
Translator:
Michael, Ian
Translator:
Perry, Janet
Editor:
Hamilton, Rita
Author:
Anonymous
Author:
Hamilton, Rita
Author:
Perry, Janet
Other:
Perry, Janet
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
Harmondsworth, Middlesex :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Spanish poetry
Subject:
Cid
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Cid - Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Dual Language
Series Volume:
no. 418
Publication Date:
19850131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English & Spanish.
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.05x4.84x.63 in. .43 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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