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St John of the Cross : his life and poetry

Author: Gerald Brenan; Lynda Nicholson; John of the Cross, Saint
Publisher: Cambridge, England : University Press, 1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An absorbing study of St John of the Cross, one of the foremost of Catholic mystics and poets.

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Genre/Form: Translations
Biographies
Named Person: John of the Cross, Saint; Jean de la Croix, saint; John of the Cross, Saint; Juan, de la Cruz; John of the Cross, Saint
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Brenan; Lynda Nicholson; John of the Cross, Saint
ISBN: 0521200067 9780521200066 0521099536 9780521099530
OCLC Number: 658083
Language Note: Includes the poems of Juan de la Cruz in the original Spanish with parallel English translations.
Notes: Includes the poems of Juan de la Cruz in the original Spanish with parallel English translations.
Description: xii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; Part I. The Life: 1. Childhood and youth; 2. The Carmelite reform; 3. Prison; 4. El Calvario and Baeza; 5. Granada; 6. Segovia; 7. Disgrace and death; 8. The sequel; Appendices; Part II. The Works: 9. An examination of the poetry; 10. The prose works; Part III. The Poems: 'En una noche oscura': 'The Dark Night'; 'Adónte te escondiste': 'The Spiritual Canticle' (Sanlúcar version); 'Oh, llama de amor viva': 'The Living Flame of Love'; 'Quebien se; yo la fonte': 'Although by night'; 'Un pastorcico, solo, está penado': 'A Pastoral'; 'Vivo sin vivir en mi;': 'Dying because I do not die'; 'Tras de un amoroso lance': 'A quarry of Love'; 'Entrème donde no supe': 'Verses written on an Ecstasy'; 'Encima de las corrientes': 'Ballad on the Psalm 'By the Waters of Babylon''; 'En el pincipio moraba': 'Ballad on Trinity and the Incarnation'; 'Adónte te escondiste': 'The Spiritual Canticle (Jae;n version); notes to the poems; A select bibliography; Principal events in the life of St. John; Index.
Responsibility: Gerald Brenan ; with a translation of his poetry by Lynda Nicholson.
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