Subject: Poetry / Caribbean & Latin American

Subject: Poetry / Caribbean & Latin American

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Woman Of The River

|9780822954095|Bilingual edition| In Woman of the River one of the major voices in Latin American poetry confronts the political realities of contemporary Central America. Many of the poems are political, direct, and condemnatory of the United States’ presence in Latin America, and they are rich, human documents rooted in Alegria’s knowledge of and love for her subjects. As Carolyn Forche has written of Alegria’s previous selection of poems, Flowers from the Volcano: “These poems are testimonies to the value of a single human memory, political in the sense that there is no life apart from our common destiny. They are…

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Matters of the Sea / Cosas del mar

|9780822964001|A Poem Commemorating a New Era in US-Cuba Relations|Matters of the Sea / Cosas del mar is a commemorative bilingual chapbook that beautifully reproduces Richard Blanco’s stirring poem presented during the historic reopening ceremony of the United States Embassy in Havana, Cuba, on August 14, 2015.”Matters of the Sea is one of the most emotionally complex and personal poems I’ve ever written, invested with all my love for the people of two countries that are part of my very being. As with the presidential inauguration in 2013, I am once again humbled and honored to participate as a poet in…

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The Invisible Bridge / El Puente Invisible

|9780822963820|Selected Poems of Circe Maia|A bilingual collection, The Invisible Bridge/El Puente Invisible gathers many of the luminous, deeply philosophical poems of Circe Maia, one of the few living poets left of the generation which brought Latin American writing to world prominence.| Circe Maia Jesse Lee Kercheval| Pitt Poetry Series| Poetry / Caribbean & Latin American Poetry / General

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