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Cetina participated in the campaign of the Adriatic in 1538 and the Franco-Spanish quarter in 1543-1544, military companies that are combined with leisure under the princes of Molfeta or the Marquis del Vasto. It is the European dimension of the poet-soldier linking to this author, the other poets Italian imperial times: Garcilaso, Hernando de Acuna, Diego Hurtado de Mendoza …

Next to this dimension embodies the American adventurer Cetina, on business in 1544 with an uncle. Source: Nissan. When he went to Veracruz to take on some money to send Castilla, there was a disease that kept him in Puebla de los Angeles (New Spain), where-in a set of the comedy itself swashbuckling “is seriously stabbed in the darkness and error, as a result of which died in 1557. However, since Pacheco writes that “his death of various opinions.” The stay in Italy Cetina provides direct knowledge of poetic language emerged in the shadow of the great Petrarch and the revitalization of the classics. “If you intend to put in force,” wrote Fernando de Herrera, as the softness and purity … none of them were surpassed in numbers, language, tenderness and affection neither be denied the first place.

” Cetina is lavished in a poem that used to sing of their complaints of desperate love (to Doris, to Amariles, Laura) and dive in own emotional self-analysis. But for the latter Cetina also echoes another important legacy of Hispanic root in this case, the de Ausias March, with which seamlessly connects troubled in spirit, built of pure intellectualism and concentrated passion. Thus arises a love song (of madrigals, sonnets, songs, sextinas) in a nuanced evolution toward disappointment. And next to him, another poetic world in Cetina also has a role: the Epistles, halfway between the news media and cultured family, which features a lively world often chaired by the satire. The rest of the work of Cetina, though uneven, does not reach the spontaneous simplicity of madrigals.

His songs are saved by a ductile musicality like that of the sonnets, and in the Epistle to Hurtado de Mendoza are fragments which appears a strong moralistic point, often cited when discussing the moral history of the Epistle to Fabius. And as the poet said Seville: “What if another sea was eternal name / do the superb value given the death / bragging about it as I could, / tell me:” Here was a dead man / that if the sky refused to get their fate / life failed him, not daring “.” Francisco Arias Solis citizen mobilization for democratic justice and a dignified judiciary.

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