In our Spring 1939 issue, Juan Ramón Jiménez published his poem “Canto” in Spanish, with an accompanying English translation by Inés Camprubí. A native of Spain, Jiménez fled the country when its bloody civil war broke out in 1936, and two [...]
When anyone mentions the 1980s, it depends on what ’80s they are talking about. It wasn’t all Day-Glo colors and jean miniskirts (sadly); nor was it hair metal, parachute pants, and white-collared dress shirts. Do you mean the ’80s when rap was growing up and we used mixtapes like currency? Or when I would wear Chuck Taylors and rolled-up Levis and get yelled at for dressing differently?