Synopses & Reviews
“A new En Edith Grossman
“This edition of Rojas Celestina
wins, to use baseball parlance, the triple crown. . . . a fresh, vibrant translation.”--Choice
Winner of the 2010 Lewis Galantiere Award sponsored by the American Translators Association. Lewis Galantiere Award
“A new English version of Celestina—a surprisingly modern Spanish masterpiece of the Renaissance—by an accomplished American translator. What a treat for readers!”—Edith Grossman, translator of Don Quixote Edith Grossman
About the Author
Fernando de Rojas (1475-1541) was born in Toledo, Spain. He worked as a lawyer and served as mayor of Talavera for some time. Celestina is his only published work. Margaret Sayers Peden is professor emerita of Spanish at the University of Missouri and the translator of major works by Octavio Paz, Pablo Neruda, Isabel Allende, and others. Roberto González Echevarría is Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literature, Yale University.