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The Poetry of Antonio Machado: Changing the Landscape

Xon De Ros


This book offers a much needed reappraisal of a major twentieth-century Spanish poet, Antonio Machado (1875–1939), offering compelling arguments why his poetry should have a more vital profile not only within the precincts of Hispanism but also alongside the most significant twentieth-century poets of Europe and America, seeking to open up new perspectives for the interpretation of his poetry. The unifying concepts, as the title suggests, are landscape and transformation. Landscape, a topic barely broached in Spanish poetry before Machado, is a central thematic concern in his poetry. His treat ... More

Keywords: Antonio Machado, Spanish poetry, symbolism, modernism, avant-garde, landscape, tradition, ideologies of gender, translation, comparativism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198736806
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736806.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Xon De Ros, author
University Lecturer in Modern Spanish Literature, University of Oxford