The Basque Poetic Tradition

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Renowned Basque literary scholar Gorka Aulestia continues his path-breaking study of the literary heritage of the Basque people. In this collection of fourteen essays, he considers the legacy of great Basque poets and their contributions to the tradition, influence on successive poets, and their place in the world's poetry scene. Examining these poets and their work in the context of Basque cultural traditions and concurrent European literary movements, Aulestia sheds light on the colorful world of Basque poetry.