Modern Poets and Poetry of Spain

Modern Poets and Poetry of Spain  (1852) 
James Kennedy

MODERN POETS

AND

POETRY OF SPAIN.

By JAMES KENNEDY, Esq.,

HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY'S JUDGE IN THE MIXED COURT
OF JUSTICE AT THE HAVANA.

LONDON:

LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, AND LONGMANS.

1852.

PRINTED BY RICHARD TAYLOR,

RED LION COURT, FLEET STREET.

CONTENTS.

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  3. Introduction. On the character of Spanish Poetry, Ancient and Modern.—Causes affecting it suggested from considerations of Roman civilization, Moorish wars, and personal history of the principal Poets.—Works on Spanish literature: Remarks on translation and language.—References to other modern Poets.—Spanish metres and versification
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  4. Preliminary Note. On the pronunciation of Spanish names and words
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  5. PART I.
  6. I.Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos.
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  12. II.Tomas de Iriarte.
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  20. III.Juan Melendez Valdes.
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  28. IV.Leandro Fernandez Moratin.
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  32. V.Juan Bautista de Arriaza.
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  36. VI.Manuel Jose Quintana.
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    141
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  40. PART II.
  41. VII.Francisco Martinez de la Rosa.
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  48. VIII.Angel de Saavedra, Duke de Rivas.
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  51. IX.Manuel Breton de los Herreros.
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  56. X.Jose Maria Heredia.
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  63. XI.Josè de Espronceda.
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  69. XII.Jose Zorrilla.
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This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.