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[es-prawn-the-th ah, -se-] /ˌɛs prɔnˈθɛ ðɑ, -ˈsɛ-/
José de
[haw-se th e] /hɔˈsɛ ðɛ/ (Show IPA),
1808–42, Spanish poet. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Espronceda (1810-42) has equalled his master in his cynical odes.

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  • I was a great friend of Espronceda, Zorrilla, Becquer and others.

  • But in spite of his carelessness and shallowness he rivaled Espronceda in popularity.

  • Espronceda returned to Spain in 1833, and engaged in journalism and politics.

  • He joined the romantic movement and became a follower of Espronceda.

  • Mention should be made here of two poets who had been, like Espronceda, pupils of Alberto Lista.

  • Espronceda was one of those fortunate few who shine in the world of letters although they work little.

  • Around him clustered a group of young men who imitated Espronceda and Zorrilla and Velarde with great enthusiasm.

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