Eugenio Padorno publishes his anthology of poetry gathered Perhaps only an incomplete phrase (1965 - 2015) - La Provincia

Eugenio Padorno publishes his anthology of poetry gathered Perhaps only an incomplete phrase (1965 - 2015) - La Provincia

The poet, essayist and professor of Literary Theory Eugenio Padorno (Barcelona, ​​1942) has just published his poetry gathered in the anthology Perhaps only an incomplete sentence (1965 - 2015), that gathers each and every one of his fragranced poems throughout half a century of writing. Published by Mercurio Editorial in a volume of almost 500 pages, the book will be presented next Thursday, December 13, at 8:00 pm, in the Hall of Light of the Martin Chirino Art and Thought Foundation, in an act in which the author will be accompanied by the Hispanic American Literature Professor of the University of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria Alicia Llarena; the writer and journalist Antonio Puente, director of Communication of the Foundation, and the editor of the book, Jorge Liria.

The volume, of almost 500 pages, covers from its early To say in April (1965) up Hocus pocus (2015), the last of the fifteen poems published by Padorno so far. It is preceded by an exhaustive preliminary study by the critic Jorge Rodríguez Padrón, Padorno's generation partner, around Canary Poetry Last, and, in an impeccable edition, it collects photographs and a detailed biographical chronology of the poet, as well as a wide active and passive bibliography of critical texts about his work.

Eugenio Padorno is also one of the most outstanding and constant exegetes of the work of Martín Chirino, to whom he dedicates a good part of the reflections of his next book of poems, Counting in the Isthmus, still unpublished He defines him as "a poet of sculpture"; and synthesizes his meditations on his work observing that Chirino practices "a progressive stripping of the external referential, in favor of an artistic" object "that has in itself its model".

Eugenio Padorno (Barcelona, ​​1942) is a professor at the Institute and full professor of Theory of Literature at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, recently retired. He is a member of the Canary Academy of Language and the Institute of Canary Studies. Poet, essayist and researcher, he has directed numerous seminars on literature and thought of the Canary Islands.

Author of a vast bibliography, among his creation books, in verse and prose, include: To say in April (1965), Metamorphosis (1969 and 1980), Comedy (1977), Septenary (1985), Quarteto (1991). Poetics of the fragment (1992), Dialogue of the poet and his sea (1992), Walk before the storm (nineteen ninety six), Poetic memory (1998), For a bonfire (2000), Fuerteventura (2003), Between the place and beyond. Followed by an Excursion (2005), Notebook of notes and poetic sketches of the disheveled Atlantic Palinuro (2005 and 2014), The throwing (2010), Where nothing is all that can be grasped (2015) and Hocus pocus (2015), among others.

As an essayist and researcher, he is the author of Juanismael, 1907-1981 (1982), Complete poetry by Juan Mederos (1991), Juan Ismael Given sideways (1992), Complete poetry by Domingo Rivero. Essay of a critical edition, with a study about the author's life and work (1994), Palinuro in the middle of the waves (1997), Some materials for the definition of Canarian poetry (2000), The part for the whole. Propositions and essays on Canarian poetry (2001), Domingo Rivero. In human pain (2002), From the place of existing (2003), Vueltas y revueltas en la laberinto (2005) and Angela Mazzini. 1809-1894. Poetry and other texts (2010). Among the collective bibliographic contributions, the titles Bartolomé Cairasco de Figueroa and the dawn of Canarian literature (2003), Canarian Illustration and Romanticism (2003), The body (2005), The textual reality (2006) and On contemporary Spanish poetry and its critics (2014), among other monographs.

He has also published carnets or minutes, such as The scree and the wind (2006), The desiscado (2007), The dizzy partridge (2008), The word (2009) and The Weaver and the Thinking (2010).


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