Identifier: 17

Title of the Review/Article: 

Horae Hispanicae. Song for the Morning of the Day of St John the Baptist and The Death of Don Alonzo de Aguilar (Article no. II)

Periodical (dates): Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1817-1980)
Volume: 7
Number: 39
Date: 1820 (June)
Place of publication: Edinburgh
Pages: 259-261
Editor: William Blackwood (1776-1834) and Thomas Cadell (1742-1802)
Author (Reviewer): John Gibson Lockhart (1794-1854)
Brief description:

Short but positive discussion about Spanish ballads and their translations into English. John Gibson Lockhart mentions Georges-Bernard Depping’s translations of these same ballads.

Spanish authors mentioned:

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616)

Spanish works mentioned:

Don Quijote de la Mancha (Miguel de Cervantes, 1605, 1615)

Romancero general (anon.)

Historia de las guerras civiles de Granada (Ginés Perez de Hita, 1606)

Spanish works translated (P=Partially, F=Fully):

“La mañana de San Juan” [Romancero general, 1604] (Anon.) (P)

“Muerte de Don Alonso de Aguilar” [Broadside (pliego suelto), s. XVI] (Anon.) (P)

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