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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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Gerald Brenan is well known for his 'expository' works on Spanish history and literature, and, in this 1975 book, returns to an early interest in the Spanish mystics to produce an absorbing study of  Read more...

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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; Juan (de la Cruz)
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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