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The Cid ballads

and other poems and translations from Spanish and German

by James Young Gibson

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Published by Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statemented. by Margaret Dunlop Gibson, with memoir by Agnes Smith Lewis
ContributionsGibson, Margaret Dunlop, 1843-1920
The Physical Object
Paginationlv, 605 p. port.
Number of Pages605
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24434228M

The Cid ballads and other poems and translations from Spanish and German; by Gibson, James Young, ; Gibson, Margaret Dunlop, Historical balladsMoorish balladsRomantic balladsChronicle of the Cid, rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, the campeador, by Robert Southey. Series Title: Chandos classics.

  cry the weeping citizens of Burgos, as they speed the exile on his way. The Poem of the Cid is but a fragment of lines; written in a barbarous style, in rugged assonant rhymes, and a rude Alexandrine measure, but it glows with the pure fire of poetry, and is full of a noble simplicity and a true epical grandeur, invaluable as a living picture of the age. The ballads relating to the Cid. From the 12th-century Cantar de Mío Cid to the 20th-century poetry of García Lorca, Salinas, and Alberti, this book contains 37 poems by Spain's greatest poets. Selected by Professor Eugenio Florit, the poems are presented in the full original Spanish.

The text of the present volume is taken from that translation, with additions from the metrical versions of Frere and Ormsby and from Lockhart's ballads. cf.p. x-xi Southey's translation, made up from three originals, Crónica del famoso cavallero Cid Ruy Díaz Campeador, La crónica de España and Poema del Cid, was first published in “Some journeys are best taken with your eyes closed.” Scrawled in pencil across a dimly-lit page partitioned by a single ray of light, these are the opening lines of Paul Thulin’s Pine Tree Ballads, published earlier this year by Candela. A few pages in, this cautionary note is preceded by a photograph of an inky-blue forest flecked with specks of gold, and on the following page, a.


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Create a free account. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we Author: El Cid. Rodrigo Diaz, a Castilian knight who reclaimed much of Islamic Spain, ultimately achieved legendary status, and his exploits were celebrated in ballads, songs, and stories — most famously, in the twelfth-century epic, Poema de Mio of the few Christian heroes of the Spanish Reconquest to be known familiarly by a Muslin title (from the.

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El Cid is the best soldier in Castile. When he is unfairly banished from cour /5(7). The Cid Ballads, and Other Poems and Translations from Spanish and German: Volume 1 - Ebook written by James Young Gibson, Agnes Smith Lewis.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. "This Chronicle of the Cid is wholly translation, but it is not the translation of any single work."--Pref.

to the Chronicle. Description: pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Historical balladsMoorish balladsRomantic balladsChronicle of the Cid, Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, the campeador, by Robert Southey. Series Title: Old Spanish romances, v. Poema del Mio Cid / The Poem of the Cid (El Libro De Bolsillo) (Spanish Edition) Paperback: $ $ Poem of the Cid: Dual Language Edition (Meridian Books) (Spanish Edition) Paperback: $ The Cid Ballads: And Other Poems and Translations From Spanish and German (Classic Reprint) Paperback: $ The name El Cid (Spanish:) is a modern Spanish denomination composed of the article el meaning "the" and Cid, which derives from the Old Castilian loan word Çid borrowed from the dialectal Arabic word سيد sîdi or sayyid, which means "Lord" or "Master".The Mozarabs or the Arabs that served in his ranks may have addressed him in this way, which the Christians may have transliterated and.

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Ltd. Collected here for the first time in a single volume is a broad and representative sampling of romances in translation that encompasses historical ballads (including those about Spain's greatest folk hero, el Cid), Moorish ballads, and ballads of chivalry, love, and adventure.

Published also under title: Ancient Spanish ballads. Description: viii, pages 20 cm. Contents: Historical balladsMoorish balladsRomantic balladsChronicle of the Cid, Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, the campeador, by Robert Southey. Series Title: Old Spanish romances, v.

Responsibility: Translated by J.G. Lockhart and the Chronicle of the. "This Chronicle of the Cid is wholly translation, but it is not the translation of any single work."--Pref. to the Chronicle. Description: viii, pages 20 cm.

Contents: Historical balladsMoorish balladsRomantic balladsChronicle of the Cid, Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, the campeador, by Robert Southey. Series Title: Chandos classics. The Book of Ballads provides an excellent introduction to traditional ballads for readers not yet familiar with them, and a I highly recommend it.

In an article on Francis James Child published in Sing Out! magazine, Scott Alarik asked folk musician Martin Carthy (one of the greatest modern interpreters of Child ballads) why people should still.Even if one were to leave aside the enormous number of ballads devoted to the adventures of the Cid, the historical ballads would still rank as the most important, and in many ways the most interesting, of the several categories themes treated run the gamut from the great events of biblical and classical history to relatively insignificant and minor incidents of a purely local.Several of the best ballads in Mr.

Lockhart's collection recite incidents of the Cid's history. The best ballad in the book is the "Count Alarcos and the Infanta Solisa," which is a meet companion for Chaucer's Griselda.

The "Count Garci Perez de Vargas" is one of our favorites; and there is one called the "Bridal of Andalla," which we have.