G. Dundas Craig (essay date 1934)
SOURCE: "Pedro Prado," in Modernism in Spanish-American Poetry, University of California Press, 1934, pp. 313-5.
[In the following essay, Craig analyzes Prado's best-known poem, "Lázaro, " contrasting it with Robert Browning's treatment of the same subject.]
Between the work of González Martínez and that of Pedro Prado there is very little resemblance. They have in common only their seriousness of purpose. González Martínez, thanks to his early devotion to the study of French and Italian models, was a master of all the arts and artifices of the Parnassian school. The very limpidity of his style is evidently the fruit of much patient labor. With Prado it is...
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