The spanish poet and saint thought his metaphor a proper one and was so complete a poet so accomplished a professor ofthe five senses that he never once in the great poems blurred his imagery mixed his metaphor by referring to god as god in the pastoral and romantic landscape vi preface to the third edition. Died at ubeda andalusia 14 dec 1591.
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The author himself did not give any title to his poem on which he wrote two book length commentaries.
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John of the cross is considered one of the foremost poets in the spanish language.
His father died when he was very young leaving his mother to raise him alone.
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Saint john of the cross in the evening of life we will be judged on love alone.
Born in 1542 in fontiveros spain juan de yepes y alvarez was the son of a rich merchant.
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Juan at age 18 began to study with the jesuits and entered the carmelite order in 1563.
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The son of poor silk weavers of toledo john was born juan de yepes y alvarez in fontiveros.
Barnstone in his introduction thus likens st.
La noche oscura del alma is a poem written by the 16th century spanish mystic and poet st.
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He was canonized a saint in 1726.
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John of the cross is considered one of spanish literatures most important poets and his works have been translated many times since his death.
John of the cross stands as one of the most important mystical philosophers in christian history.
He was born at hontoveros old castile 24 june 1542.
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John of the cross san juan de la cruz did not write many poems or if he did he took little care to preserve them.
Although his complete poems add up to fewer than 2500 verses two of them the spiritual canticle and the dark night of the soul are widely considered masterpieces of spanish poetry both for their formal stylistic point of view and their rich symbolism and imagery.
John of the cross john frederick nims presents his superlative translation of the complete poems re creating the religious fervor of san juan de la cruz the great sixteenth century spanish mystic is regarded by many as spains finest poet.
In the 20th century poets john frederick nims and willis barnstone translated the poetry of st.
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