Black Woman And Other Poems/Mujer Negra Y Otros Poemas

Black Woman And Other Poems/Mujer Negra Y Otros Poemas

by Nancy Morejon
     
 


Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. African American Studies. Bilingual Edition. Translated from the Spanish by Jean Andrews. BLACK WOMAN AND OTHER POEMS is Nancy Morejón's single most complete collection of poetry available in English. Morejón is one of Cuba's finest poets. Arranged by the poet herself, this anthology spans more than three decades of work…  See more details below

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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. African American Studies. Bilingual Edition. Translated from the Spanish by Jean Andrews. BLACK WOMAN AND OTHER POEMS is Nancy Morejón's single most complete collection of poetry available in English. Morejón is one of Cuba's finest poets. Arranged by the poet herself, this anthology spans more than three decades of work and draws from her most popular and critically acclaimed publications, including Grenada Notebook, Indispensable October, and Places in Time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781902294117
Publisher:
Mango Publishing
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
243
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


With a poetic production that spans more than half a century and has achieved enormous popularity, Nancy Morejón was awarded the Cuban National Literature Prize in 2001. Morejón's most recent awards are the Gold Crown of Macedonia (2006), the Rafael Alberti Award (2007), plus the Gallega Universal Writer (2008) and the prestigious Latin American Studies Association Award (2012). In 2013 she was awarded the Order of Arts and Letters of the French Republic. In 2008, Morejón was elected president of the Association of Writers of the Unión Nacional de Escritores y Artistas Cubanos (UNEAC), a position she held for many years. She has been Director of the Cuban Academy of Language and the Caribbean Studies Center at Casa de las Américas, Havana, epicenter of Cuban and Latin American intelligentsia. Since 2001 she has served as Director of UNEAC's Revista Unión. Prize-winning translators have rendered her poetry into more than ten languages. Bilingual Spanish-English editions of her poetry collections include: BLACK WOMAN AND OTHER POEMS/MUJER NEGRA Y OTROS POEMAS (Mango Publishing, 2004), WITH EYES AND SOUL: IMAGES OF CUBA (White Pine Press, 2004), and HOMING INSTINCTS/QUERENCIAS (Cubanabooks, 2014).

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