The reference to the mythological sea god Glaucus at the beginning of Antonio Machado's 'El poeta' conjures up the protean quality of his poetic vision. Water carries a constant transformative element into Machado's poetry and its imagery prompts some of the most lyrical passages of his work. Whilst this aspect has generally been interpreted in connection with the theme of time, water imagery is also related to a worldview dominated by a sense of indeterminacy and fluidity which has its ultim...Expand abstract
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Metamorphic Imagination in Antonio Machado's 'El poeta'
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