Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

Elegías españolas. Elogio del llanto. Tribunal del Virgo

Author: Lorenzo Varela
Publisher: Guerra literaria
Place: Mexico D. F.
Publication Date: 1940
Genre: Poetry
Other Publication Details: Contains drawings by Miguel Prieto. Most of the poems will be included in the book Torres de Amor.
Language: Spanish
Keywords: Sex
This book consists of three elegies: "Elogio del llanto", which is dedicated to the poet Leon Felipe and consists of 33 poems inspired by the Spanish poetic tradition; "Primera elegía muladar (Tribunal del Virgo)", of sexual topics inspired by a comment of Jose Domenchina on his wedding night; and "Desagravio del vino tinto" which is about the presence of wine in popular culture.