Mother Tongue: Selected Poems

Mother Tongue: Selected Poems

by Pura Lopez Colome
     
 

Pura Lopez Colome's true home is language rather than geographical place, and her poetry pays tribute to this debt to the mother tongue as source, origin, identity and consolation. She reflects on the nature of memory and its relationship to language, on the inescapability of the past, the possibility or impossibility of meaning, while resisting comfortable or easy… See more details below

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Pura Lopez Colome's true home is language rather than geographical place, and her poetry pays tribute to this debt to the mother tongue as source, origin, identity and consolation. She reflects on the nature of memory and its relationship to language, on the inescapability of the past, the possibility or impossibility of meaning, while resisting comfortable or easy answers. Her language is distilled to an apparent essence, at all times probing, suggestive and fearless.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781903631324
Publisher:
Arlen House
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Edition description:
Bilingual Edition: English & Spanish
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

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