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Ramón de Campoamor

Campoamor, Ramón de (rämōnˈ dā kämpōämōrˈ) [key], 1817–1901, Spanish poet, the first to break with the romantic tradition of long, tragic, and emotional poetry. While no longer generally popular, he was one of the most popular Spanish poets of his time, noted for his humorous short poems collected in Doloras (1846), Pequeños poemas (1872–74), and Humoradas (1886–88).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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