Fernando Operé (Madrid, Spain,1946). Fernando Operé is a Spanish poet who has lived in the United States since 1978. He is a Professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature at the University of Virginia. During the past thirty-five years he has published several books on history and literary criticism and sixteen books of poetry. This present collection is a selection from his most recent books and reflects his love of travel.
A constant thread in Operé’s poetry is travel. Since he left Spain in order to study in the United States his steps have taken him on a journey through two American continents and all around the world. Operé tells us that traveling is for him a source of inspiration and a way to connect with a world that he does not understand. In this way, poetry is a...In stock