Blog de Tony Mares
February 13, 2012
Les convido a una discusión de la poesía. Puede ser en español o inglés. Hay tantos buenos poetas hoy día por dondequiera. A ver si p;odemos compartir nuestro entendimiento de esta onda literaria. Good poets abound today. Let's see if we can generate a discussion of poetry here. (more…)
January 22, 2010
Varias consideraciones tocando al pícaro:
1. El ambiente social: sin las agudas diferencias y desacuerdos sociales no existiera el pícaro.
2. Aunque algunos, como el distinguido médico y escritor, Gregorio Marañon, creen que la novela picaresca hace daño a la sociedad, a mí se me hace que hay que ver la (more…)
January 11, 2010
This is a discussion course (in Spanish) I am directing from January 14 through March 17, 2010 at the Cervantes Institute in Albuquerque. Although the course is in Spanish, there are translations into English of some of these works and you, as writers or persons interested in literature, might enjoy reading them. So, for your reading pleasure, I recommend the (more…)
August 4, 2009
For openers, here is a space where English and Spanish will live comfortably side by side. If you are monolingual in English, don't worry, skip the Spanish posts, or if you are intrigued, try to figure them out. Same goes for persons monolingual in Spanish. Try the English. It won't hurt you. This is a postmodern world so let's enjoy it and not get hung up in local, regional and linguistic differences.
My most recent book, "Resolana," co-authored with Miguel Montiel and Tomás Atencio, is concerned with families and communities trying to live with dignity in a globalized world where goods are more important than people. It isn't a book of poems or about poetry, yet, in a sense, "Resolana" is related to poetry because (more…)