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Viaje del Parnaso (sometimes called Viaje al Parnaso) (Spanish: Journey to Parnassus) is a poetic work by Miguel de Cervantes. It was first published in 1614, two years before the author’s death. The chief object of the poem is to survey contemporary poets, assembled on an imaginary boat to Parnassus, and ridicule (and sometimes throw overboard) those who, in Cervantes’ opinion, are deficient. This satire is of a peculiar character: an effusion of sportive humor, leaving it a matter of doubt whether Cervantes intended to praise or to ridicule the individuals whom he points out as being particularly worthy of the favor of Apollo. He himself says: “Those whose names do not appear in this list may be just as well pleased as those who are mentioned in it.” Cervantes’ aims in composing the poem seem to have been to characterise true poetry according to his own poetic feelings, to manifest in a decided way his enthusiasm for the art even in his old age, and to hold up a mirror for the conviction of those who were only capable of making rhymes and inventing extravagances. Concealed satire and open jesting are the combined elements of this work.

Viage Al Parnaso

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The poem is divided into eight chapters, and the verification is in tercets. The composition is half comic and half serious. After many humorous incidents, Mercury appears to Cervantes (who is represented as traveling to Parnassus in the most miserable condition), saluting him with the title of the “Adam of poets”. Mercury, after addressing to him many flattering compliments, conducts him to a ship entirely built of different kinds of verse, which is intended to convey a cargo of Spanish poets to the kingdom of Apollo. The description of the ship is a comic allegory. Mercury shows him a list of the poets with whom Apollo wishes to become acquainted and this list, owing to the problematic nature of its half ironical and half serious praises, has proved a stumbling block to commentators. In the midst of the reading, Cervantes suddenly drops the list. The poets are now described as crowding on board the ship in numbers as countless as drops of rain in a shower, or grains of sand on the seacoast, and such a tumult ensues, that, to save the ship from sinking by their pressure, the sirens raise a furious storm. The flights of imagination become wilder as the story advances. Thy storm subsides and is succeeded by a shower of poets, that is to say, poets fall from the clouds. One of the first who descends on the ship is Lope de Vega, on whom Cervantes seizes this opportunity of pronouncing an emphatic praise. The remainder of the poem, a complete analysis of which would occupy too much space, proceeds in the same spirit.

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Name Of the Novel: Viage Al Parnaso
Author: Miguel de Cervantes
Country: France
Language: French
Published: 1614
Media type: Print
Pages: 586
Book Type: Pdf / ePub

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