Francesco Luti

Title : POESIA SPAGNOLA DEL SECONDO NOVECENTO
THE ONLY SPANISH ANTHOLOGY OF THE SECOND HALF OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Maker of product: Francesco Luti

Format: 14,5X24
n° pages: 544

"This anthology edited by Francesco Luti comes as the continuation of the discourse begun by Oreste Macrì in the sixties with Poesia spagnola del Novecento, and therefore constitutes a systematic review of Spanish-language poetry from the early fifties to our times, offering a full picture of poetic activity conducted in this delicate and fundamental historical period of the Iberian nation. Most of the authors who appear in the anthology actively participated in the transition from the dictatorship to democracy, and several of these voices – departing from a vision of poetry as an in-depth and direct knowledge of reality – have over the years targeted the search for a new language in contrast with the dogmatism of the «social poetry» that had till then dominated the scene of the Francoist period. The volume edited by Francesco Luti embraces several generations of poets, from the by now “classics” of the so-called «1950 generation» to the «novisimos», followed by the «poets of experience» to finally include those who have come to light in the past twenty years, such as Luis Antonio de Villena, Benitez Reyes, Garcia Montero and Carlos Marzal. As Giorgio Luti writes in his introduction, the Vallecchi publishing house, «which for a good part of the twentieth century had the merit of presenting and investigating the Italian dimension of the cultural debate, as well as always having had a watchful eye for the foreign novelties that appeared beyond our borders», with this essay continues its great tradition, «in this case, setting it in an anthology that


Code:978-88-8427-184-6
Pack Weight: 1,50 kg.