Gil De Biedma
BIEDMA JAIME GIL (1929-1990) Adelantaron rains, and the Government, reunited in cabinet, does not know if he studies to these hours the subsidy of unemployment or the right to the dismissal, or if simply, isolated in the ocean, he limits himself to hope that the storm spends and arrives the day, the day in which, finally, the things stop coming badly given. Gil de Biedma. Sad night of October, 1959. THE VOICE OF THE POETIC TEACHING Gil de Biedma appears to us, on the one hand, like heir of the splendid Generation of the 27, whose shade has realised its formation of artist. On the other, he is without a doubt the poet of his generation – the call Poetic Group of 50 Years -, that more echo has obtained between the poets of the later promotions. Gil de Biedma has reached that we denominated poetic teaching. The Catalan poet distinguishes itself to work a poetry that does of the colloquial language and a particular use of the irony, his more genuine elements. the poetry that I aspire to do is not communion – Gil said of Biedma-, but conversation, dialogue.
Biedma discovers always its romantic connection in that double movement takes that it to idealizar and almost to mitificar a reality, for, immediately afterwards, making fun of of itself. Their antirhetorical attitude and the varied tones (that go from the intimate one to the social one) comprise of a strategy so that its work appears like elaborated by a writer who assumes the tradition he uses and it and that, simultaneously, separates of her creating therefore a very personal speech. The human side that penetrates from its life in literary texts is the tender sentimentalidad of a moral man and socially it jeopardize. Without being popularista, the tone of many poems of the author is popular, the letters of songs, the conversational turns, the daily expressions, the phrases that circulated within the scope of their friendly, the poetical knowledge of the working-class expressed in subjects and atmospheres, appear in its poetry as loans of popular origin that give to a very personal counterpoint to the other face of their literary personality (the one that we could understand like literally intellectual ).