Saturday, September 10, 2011

Jose Rizal Poems

Title: Jose Rizal Poems
Author: National Historical Commission of the Philippines
Synopsis: A lecture in Spanish on Rizal’s poems delivered in 1935 at the University of the Philippines by Mr. Arsenio P. Dizon, then Professor of Spanish and now Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, gives us a felicitous appreciation of Rizal’s genius as a poet, for Rizal was pre-eminently a poet, a romantic poet. In translating Rizal’s poems contained in this popular edition, the translator has attempted to ascertain first the author’s exact meaning and then to express it precisely and lucidly with as close adherence to the vocabulary and syntax of the original as English idiom allows. It is the hope of the translator that the reader will take this work as a help to the understanding and appreciation of Rizal’s poems and not a substitute for them.
Year Published: 2011,Manila, Philippines
ISBN: 978-971-538-236-6
Format: Softbound, newsprint
Size: 9 x 6 inches
No. of Pages: 172 pages
Condition: This book is brand-new; covers are in good shape except for a small crease on the lower-right corner; leaves are fine and crisp with no toning; overall VERY GOOD condition
Weight: 170 grams

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HAC Code: 3I0036

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