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Cardenal says he added the native creation myths of the world's tribes to the scientific story, The verse, "The Creation," is in the language of the nuclear age.

He describes the birth of the cosmos as the birth of the word, of dialogue, of love. Static and flashing bars accompany the robotic voice that recites "The Creation" verses.

A human voice, backed by electronic sounds, continues the verses with a typed printout. In the beginning, before the Big Bang, there was the Word,. He notes typographic similarities to Pound. Against an electronic chip background and typed on a computer, Cardenal's verses continue to emphasize the importance of the word, of dialogue, that like unheard radio waves from space, a person alone doesn't exist.

Dialogue is love. The "cantigas" continue in scientific order over the expansion of the universe, but Cardenal begins to include autobiographical details. The mystical also appears, as his thirst for God. Political justice also becomes a theme, the Nicaraguan Revolution. Cantigas 18 prayerfully reminds those in authority of the horrible deaths of the youthful martyrs of the Nicaraguan Revolution.

Carlos Williams, and others. Cardenal notes his book is epic in so far as it is long and deals with the cosmos. Cardenal's next cantigas deals with man in infinite space-time, as creator and lover. Cardenal says use of the image, but not the metaphor, gives a sensory experience of metaphor, like a camera or movie, rather than a mental game. It's important to avoid literary rhetoric, to use everyday language, musically, using rhyme internally. We are all unique, and we are all one.

Love is the synthesis of the universe. Cardenal explains the book continues on to death, resurrection and love, both human, cosmic and divine. The last cantigas is "Omega" like Teilhard de Chardin's name for God. The final verses show the galaxies of the expanding universe to the beginning, when there was nothing. For additional digital leasing and purchase options contact a media consultant at press option 3 or sales films.

Students can immerse themselves in both the poet and the poetry, while also learning the Spanish language. Spanish , 30 minutes. Length: 30 minutes. Indigenous Myths and Scientific Language Cardenal says he added the native creation myths of the world's tribes to the scientific story, The verse, "The Creation," is in the language of the nuclear age. The "Creation" Verses, Birth of the Word Static and flashing bars accompany the robotic voice that recites "The Creation" verses.

People Are Dialogue Against an electronic chip background and typed on a computer, Cardenal's verses continue to emphasize the importance of the word, of dialogue, that like unheard radio waves from space, a person alone doesn't exist.

Themes Appear The "cantigas" continue in scientific order over the expansion of the universe, but Cardenal begins to include autobiographical details. Young Nicaraguan Martyrs Cantigas 18 prayerfully reminds those in authority of the horrible deaths of the youthful martyrs of the Nicaraguan Revolution.

Space-Time, Motion and Stillness Cardenal's next cantigas deals with man in infinite space-time, as creator and lover. Cardenal's Poetic Devices Cardenal says use of the image, but not the metaphor, gives a sensory experience of metaphor, like a camera or movie, rather than a mental game. Back to the Beginning The final verses show the galaxies of the expanding universe to the beginning, when there was nothing. Performance Rights Prices include public performance rights. Only available in USA and Canada.

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We'd like to understand how you use our websites in order to improve them. Register your interest. Footnote 1 This writer, we think, has grasped the essence of quantum theory and translated it into pure poetic images. The world of metaphor takes over the realm of mathematics, it creates poetry out of equations, out of science, of physics and astrophysics. This operation shocks us, because we are no longer used to the mingling of images and formulas. Once upon a time, when the first thinkers of the West began to ask themselves basic questions about the world, philosophy, science, and poetry belonged to the same realm, that which stemmed from wonder, the stupor the human being feels when confronted with natural phenomena or myth. Footnote 2 Homer maintained that the Ocean was the beginning of all things, and had the shield of Achilles decorated with a representation of the universe.

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He was a liberation theologian and the founder of the primitivist art community in the Solentiname Islands , where he lived for more than ten years — A former member of the Nicaraguan Sandinistas , he was Nicaragua's minister of culture from to Cardenal was born into an upper-class family in Granada, Nicaragua. One of his brothers was fellow priest Fernando Cardenal. In and , he traveled through Italy , Spain and Switzerland. Cardenal subsequently entered the Trappist Monastery of Gethsemani Kentucky , United States , joining another poet-priest, Thomas Merton , but in , he left to study theology in Cuernavaca , Mexico.

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