Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

Entre el clavel y la espada

Author: Rafael Alberti
Publisher: Losada
Place: Buenos Aires
Publication Date: 1941
Genre: Poetry
Composition Date: 1939-40
Other Publication Details: The 1961 version contains twelve more erotic poems.
Language: Spanish
First published in Spain: 1972
Keywords: Eroticism
The book consists of eight sections covering various themes, including eroticism, nostalgia and absurdity. It communicates a particular sense of sorrow for what has happened to Spain and for the poet's experience of exile.