00384 - Miguel de Unamuno y Heráclito: de ‘La elegía eterna’ a ‘La flor tronchada’

00384 - Miguel de Unamuno y Heráclito: de ‘La elegía eterna’ a ‘La flor tronchada’
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Autor:
Pau Gilabert Barberà
Data:
01 Gener 2012
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Key words: Miguel de Unamuno’s poems, Heraclitus, Greek philosophy, classical tradition, The eternal Elegy, The Cut Flower, La elegía eterna, La flor tronchada 

The aim of this brief article is to demonstrate and analyze the influence of Heraclitus’s thought on some of the poems written by Miguel de Unamuno, in particular ‘La elegía eterna’ and ‘La flor tronchada’. At times –as in ‘La elegía eterna’– Heraclitus merely serves as a sort of a walking stick, an aid to his efforts to poetically reveal his anxieties. On other occasions –as in ‘La flor tronchada’– he genuinely needs Heraclitus’s philosophy to illustrate his view of human life and its relation to God as unending warfare.