1973 Puterbaugh Fellow Dámaso Alonso

Damaso AlonsoDámaso Alonso was a Spanish poet, philologist, and poetry criticHis work can be divided into three general categories: historical linguistics in the tradition of Menendez Pidal; literary criticism and stylistic analysis; and creative writing, especially poetry. The common denominator is philology in the broadest sense : the love of words, devotion to the Logos as man’s divine gift of speech (WLT, Vol. 48.2).

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