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Andrés Sánchez Robayna

Poet

Andrés Sánchez Robayna (Las Palmas, 1952) is a poet and essayist. He studied at university in Barcelona. Currently he is professor of Spanish Literature at La Laguna University, Tenerife.

He founded and ran the magazine Syntaxis (1983-1993) and the Literary Translation Workshop.
His poetical work, which dates back to 1970, has been published in the volumes En el cuerpo del mundo (Galaxia Gutenberg, 2004), followed by La sombra y la apariencia (Tusquets, 2010) and Por el gran mar (Galaxia Gutenberg, 2019). Among his most recent essays are Cuaderno de las islas (Lumen, 2011), Variaciones sobre el vaso de agua (Galaxia Gutenberg, 2015), Nuevas cuestiones gongorinas (Biblioteca Nueva, 2018) and Jorge Oramas o El tiempo suspendido (Galaxia Gutenberg, 2018).

The authors he has translated include William Wordsworth, Wallace Stevens and Paul Valéry. He won the Critics Prize for his poetry book La roca (Edicions del Mall, 1984) and the National Translation Prize.

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