Luis Cernuda

Luis Cernuda was a Spanish poet and literary critic, associated with the Generation of '27, a group of influential poets that arose in Spanish literary circles between 1923 and 1927. His work is known for its exploration of themes such as love, exile, and the passage of time.


This list of books are ONLY the books that have been ranked on the lists that are aggregated on this site. This is not a comprehensive list of all books by this author.

  1. 1. The Poetry of Luis Cernuda

    This book is a collection of the poetic works of a renowned Spanish poet, exploring themes such as love, solitude, and the pursuit of ideal beauty. The poems are marked by the author's personal experiences, his deep longing for freedom, and his feelings of being an outsider. The author's style is characterized by its lyricism, imagery, and profound emotional depth, making it a significant contribution to 20th-century Spanish literature.

    The 1228th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. Selected Poems

    This collection is an anthology of lyrical works by a prominent Spanish poet, showcasing a range of his poetry that spans across various phases of his life and career. The poems reflect a deep exploration of themes such as desire, existential longing, and the search for an ideal, often drawing on classical and mythological references. The poet's work is characterized by a profound sense of solitude and a quest for beauty and truth, set against the backdrop of the political turmoil of his time. His verses are marked by a distinctive use of imagery and a commitment to formal innovation, which has cemented his reputation as one of the leading voices in 20th-century Spanish literature.

    The 7360th Greatest Book of All Time