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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (1): 215.
Published: 01 February 1970
...Joseph It. Jones Two Spanish Verse Chap-Books. Romançe de Amadís ( c. 1515-19 ). Jwyzio Hallado y Trobado ( c. 1510 ). A Facsimile Edition with Bibliographical and Textual Studies . By Norton F. J. and Wilson Edward M. . New York , 1969 . Cambridge University Press . Notes...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1998) 78 (3): 497–499.
Published: 01 August 1998
.... This section remains obscure despite everyone’s best efforts. The sacred songs represent the only failure of book design. In the manuscript, the songs are written in verses in the left-hand column of each folio, and commentary on them, verse by verse, is written in the right-hand column. In the printed...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (4): 614–615.
Published: 01 November 1962
... of “comics” combining the talents of the cartoonist and the versifier. The nineteenth-century José Guadalupe Posada won renown as a social critic by his searing verses and caricatures set forth in the form of calaveras , and he appears to have strongly influenced the great muralist, Diego Rivera who...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1994) 74 (2): 321–322.
Published: 01 May 1994
...’ eyes and to understand the origins of this poet’s enthusiasm for verse and method of expression. Appendixes illustrate the Latinisms in the text, highlight unusual words, identify popular usage, show Castellanos’ use of popular sayings, and list some common Native American terms. Finally, to give all...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (4): 692–693.
Published: 01 November 2011
... is of interest not only for philologists and musicologists, but also for practical musicians, as can be shown with an example. The villancico ¡Ah de la obscura, funesta prisión! (poem no. 58, pp. 310 – 14) by the Spanish composer Juan de Araujo (1646/48 – 1712) includes in the last two verses of the refrain...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (2): 266–267.
Published: 01 May 1964
... by the editor, letters from Gregorio, letters from María, and a sort of appendix consisting of two rough drafts of Juan Ramón to Gregorio, prose and verse by Gregorio dedicated to J. R. J., and prose and verse by Juan Ramón dedicated to Gregorio. In the preliminary study or introduction Professor Gullón...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (3): 640–641.
Published: 01 August 1970
... various topics concerning the gaucho and gaucho poetry in his Introducción . He calls gaucho poetry a genre , and one tends to agree with him, since that kind of verse no longer can be considered a mere outgrowth of the Spanish ‘ ‘ romance” form. The earliest sample given by Rivera, dated 1777...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (3): 432–433.
Published: 01 August 1964
... to confirm this conclusion. On the whole the book seems to lack any specific, direct focus and seems to ramble across a number of intellectual frontiers with equally casual authority. It does not necessarily follow that if one is well versed in philosophy, he is equally well versed in politics, economics...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (4): 681–682.
Published: 01 November 1993
... is on the formal organization of the verses, an emphasis complementary to León-Portílla’s concern with philosophy and expressive content. Disagreements with translations notwithstanding, Bierhorst’s transcription of the Cantares is meticulous. Anyone with a scholarly interest in the topic must read Fifteen...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1977) 57 (3): 539–540.
Published: 01 August 1977
... the city’s center, where he learned drafting, geometry, and natural sciences, but also fell under the charms of philosophy and “declamation.” For his graduating “declamation” in 1900, he chose Díaz Mirón’s ode to Victor Hugo. Its verses made him feel “revolutionary,” he said. He remembered all 148 verses...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (2): 337–339.
Published: 01 May 2023
... prevalence of poetry, odes, acrostics, and other verse in these same pages. Martínez Gramuglia observes that choosing to “write in verse, far from being an accident, permits an accumulation of sounds and meanings that would not be possible in prose, at least not without blatant artifice” (p. 89). The lyrical...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1934) 14 (3): 339–340.
Published: 01 August 1934
...Percy Alvin Martin The Modernist Trend in Spanish-American Poetry. Collection of Representative Poems of the Modernist Movement and the Reaction . Translated into English Verse with a Commentary by Craig G. Dundas . ( Berkeley : University of California Press , 1934 . Pp. xii , 347...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (1): 123.
Published: 01 February 1962
... of the gaucho theme in Argentina and Uruguay. Chapters on the gaucho in verse, on the stage, and in prose are enriched with biographical details about the authors and preceded by a description of the gaucho himself and of the life he led. A brief bibliography of gaucho literature and a checklist of a few...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (1): 184.
Published: 01 February 1968
..., ceremonies, children’s songs, games, and dances. The last chapter, a section in itself, is a collection of songs, verse, riddles, and legends. In the reviewer’s opinion this is the most useful part of the book. Had the author limited herself to transmitting the materials as she found them, the book would...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (2): 281–282.
Published: 01 May 1964
... of fellow “comedian” Roberto Andrade, and went off to spend twenty years of comfortable exile on his father-in-law’s estate in northern Ecuador. There he wrote some awfully bad verse. When the Liberals came into power in 1895, Moncayo came to occupy a number of important positions, among them that of chief...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 February 1962
... contact with persons in several widely scattered localities and in diverse walks of life. The book is most readable, and those who know Cuba intimately will be able to fill in the gaps and obtain for themselves a fair picture of what is going on there, but readers less versed in Cuban affairs...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1961) 41 (2): 316.
Published: 01 May 1961
... biographical data on four of the best known wood carvers and an iconographical guide to the identification of the subject matter of retablos and bultos. The author, José Espinosa, is well versed in his subject and is himself a descendant of the people who created this art. Designed for both popular...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1969) 49 (2): 400–401.
Published: 01 May 1969
... compresses much about Mora into fifty pages of text. Nonetheless, one remains with the desire to know more about this literary dynamo and the condition of the South American republics when he roamed through them as a sort of itinerant scholar. The book concludes with a brief anthology of his verses...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (2): 332–333.
Published: 01 May 1963
... with social connotations, Neruda has a message for the masses; he writes of human beings, the simple things of nature, and social institutions. Carlos Lozano’s translations are structured in short, irregular verses which retain the lightness and plasticity of the original. Fernando Alegría’s helpful...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1968) 48 (4): 758.
Published: 01 November 1968
.... 38) he inverts the position of the three standing figures. Puppi commits more egregious errors when he quotes as fact the fabricated letter of Clovio’s visit to El Greco’s Roman studio (p. 8); misconstrues Marino’s verses in La Galleria as a reference to El Greco (p. 23); and states that “apart...