Verbum Publishing celebrates its 25th anniversary
- Submitted by: Camila
- Arts and Culture
- 03 / 06 / 2015
Founded in Madrid in 1990, as a tribute to the magazine Verbum, created by José Lezama Lima, is the editorial outside the island that has published the largest number of works written by Cubans, with special interest in the literature of the poet who is named and the Origins group.
At present, the catalog of Verbum over a thousand titles, divided into 15 collections serving every genre of Hispanic literature, literary theory, literature for children, teaching the Spanish language, illustrating the commitment of publishers reduced structure looking (and get) a stable balance between quality and market requirements.
Verbum pay attention also to -coreana, Hispanic-African, Asian, Jewish and Arab non-European literatures and proposed rescue studies underserved Hispanic authors critically and publishing sector. So, has published seven volumes intitulados Theory of Humanism, compilation of studies on the subject; Origin has fully recovered, progress and current status of all literature, John Andrew, "the first universal history of Letters and Sciences" and the Castilian Treasury of the first dictionary of America. Slogans and concordances of Spanish-Nahuatl vocabulary (1555), Alonso de Molina, among other important works. In his catalog also contains important authors as G. Santayana, F. Schiller, JP Richter, K. Krause, ER Curtius, J.M. López de Abiada, Sarduy and Roberto González Echevarría.
Verbum holds an annual International Poetry Prize Gastón Baquero, the Iberoamerican Verbum Novel and Juan Andrés Test in Human Sciences Research.
On Monday, March 16, at 19:00, will celebrate its Silver Jubilee in the headquarters of the Cervantes Institute in Madrid.
Source: Diario de Cuba