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La novela de la Revolución Mexicana. I by Antonio Castro Leal Review by: B. G. D. Books Abroad, Vol. 34, No. 4 (Autumn, 1960), p. 387 Published by: Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40115176 . Accessed: 12/01/2013 03:12
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230 pages. C. is not to further refine the many extant details concerning the poetry of St." There is a study of style. Its peculiar relevance here (it is termed a prologo to our volume) is that Castellet discusses Cela with reference to Baroja.Books ^ in (For Other Boo\s in Spanish. and extremely well written. and gives a critical analysis of four types of novels produced: the autobiographical. to say the least. this study deserves to be ranked high among the many critical studies that have appeared on Spain's great mystic poet. a picture of the novelist as he knew him. 1958. B. followed by a bibliography of his other works. Madrid. presents a lucid. Aguilar. the influence of the popular romances and other forms.S. Damaso Alonso. John of the Cross first appeared in 1942 and since that time has achieved wide recognition. A census of real and fictional persons (with page references). one of Spain's foremost literary scholars. see "Headliners") Damaso Alonso. a vocabulary (with a bibliography of dictionaries). David Griffin Washington. ^ Spanish This content downloaded on Sat. the novel of scenes and episodes. I. thematics. La revancha by Agustin Vera." We happen to think that this is rather out of proportion. defines. Leland W. Alonso studies the production of St. If the re-edition of literary works. although limited in scope. a general bibliography of 125 items. Camilo Jose Cela. both positive and negative. El dguila y la serpiente and La sombra del caudillo by Martin Luis Guzman. after paying tribute to Berta Gamboa de Camino for her interest in and knowledge of the literature of the Mexican Revolution (her death prevented her completing the projected anthology). Cross Hillsdale College Antonio Castro Leal. Leaving aside the question of divine inspiration. but at least he avoids most of the usual cliches. but. All in all. 12 Jan 2013 03:12:18 AM All use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditions . It certainly will take its place in the bibliograjia barojiana. to interpret and to evaluate aesthetically the poetry of this great Spaniard and to communicate as directly as possible his findings to the reader. D. a reproduction of Diego Rivera's painting of Emiliano Zapata. Preceding the works of each writer is a biographical note and a brief critical note on each of the works included. G. John in reference to Spanish literary influences of the sixteenth century the influences of the italianizantes Boscan and Garcilaso. Antonio Castro Leal. The text of Cela's lecture is preceded by a long extract from J. as to speak of "el caso literario Cela-Baroja. John. This is a defense of Cela's La colmena and an attack on the official reaction to it in Spain. I am not really sure that Cela puts his finger quite exactly on what made Baroja great. which is enhanced by the frontispiece. 77 pages. This is a talk originally delivered before the Asociacion Espanola de Mujeres Universitarias. These analyses are perceptive and stimulating. ^ There follow a chronological list of the principal events from 1910 to 1928 and a list of the Mexican governments from then until the expiration of the present one in 1964. going so far. Studium. the novel of nationalist affirmation. La poesia de San Juan de la Cruz. incidentally. ed. the novel of the Mexican Revolution. Cela knew Baroja and visited him with some frequency during the last ten or twelve years of his life. Cartucho and Las manos de mama by Nellie Campobello. Mexico. and Las moseas by Mariano Azuela. $12 m/mex. The purpose of the study. the essentially epic novel. and an index complete this excellent and beautiful edition. is valuable mainly for the background and insights that the editor contributes. D. commentary on the poet considered by many to be the greatest of Spanish literature. This illuminating study of the poetry of St. particularly the "Song of Songs. pages. in his Introduction. all complete. the author says. xlv + 1. and it is good to have it available in book form. played). and end-papers reproducing a painting by Urozco. 1958. rather. This first volume includes: Los de abajo. and influences stemming from Biblical sources. Aguilar. in anthologies or otherwise. He gives us. and a sympathetic and affective one it is. 1958. Los caciques. M. Mexico. and structure which is absorbing. Recuerdo de don Pio Baroja. presents a historical survey of those years of turmoil (including the role the U. Castellet's Notas sobre literatura espanola contempordnea. La novela de la Revolucion Mexicana. this anthology richly deserves notice in these columns. therefore. an index of places.024 2-col. Ulises criollo by Jose Vasconcelos.