Synopses & Reviews
A collection of poems by two great twentieth-century poets, both in the original Spanish and in powerful English translations by Robert Bly. "The two finest Spanish poets of this centurytwo of the greatest in any countrytheir verses fashioned into English by a third brilliant poet; could one who loves poetry ask for more?"Long Beach INDEPENDENT.
A unique gathering of poems by two great twentieth-century poets, with the original Spanish versions and powerful English translations on facing pages. In a new preface, editor and translator Robert Bly explores what the poems reveal today about politics, the spirit, and the purpose of art.
About the Author
Robert Bly has earned many honors for his original poems, which include The Winged Energy of Delight, and for his translations of twenty-two poets, including Kabir. He is the author of the bestseller Iron John, and with Jane Hirshfield has published a new translation of Mirabai (Beacon / 6386-6 / $16.00).