Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

Streaming Video - 2006
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Although he lived only 34 years, Gustavo Becquer is largely responsible for leading Spanish poetry toward the Modernist era. This program details his life and artistic journey, from his birth into impoverished nobility to his death in obscurity-and his posthumous fame as Spain's greatest post-Romantic poet. Outlining the author's education, friendships, and failed loves, the video focuses on the power of the Rimas and the political turmoil that prevented its publication during Becquer's lifetime. The clarity and sensitivity of his letters and the inventiveness of his prose legends are also showcased in this poignant, compelling biography.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2006.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (22 min.) : sd., col., digital file.

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