Garcilaso de la Vega (ca. 1501 36), a Castilian nobleman and soldier at the court of Charles V, lived a short but glamorous life. As the first poet to make the Italian Renaissance lyric style at home in Spanish, he is credited with beginning the golden age of Spanish poetry. Known for his sonnets and pastorals, gracefully depicting beauty and love while soberly accepting their passing, he is shown here also as a calm student of love s psychology and a critic of the savagery of war. This bilingual volume is the first in ...

Selected Poems of Garcilaso de La Vega 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226141886

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