Poets of Contemporary Latin America: History and the Inner Life

Poets of Contemporary Latin America: History and the Inner Life

by William Rowe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198158920

ISBN-13: 9780198158929

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Who are the important poets of Latin America since the 1950s? What are the key features of their work? This book shows that contemporary Latin-American poetry continues to be as exciting as it was with Pablo Neruda and César Vallejo. Providing substantial excerpts from the work of Ernesto Cardenal, Nicanor Parra, Carmen Ollé, and others, together with

Overview

Who are the important poets of Latin America since the 1950s? What are the key features of their work? This book shows that contemporary Latin-American poetry continues to be as exciting as it was with Pablo Neruda and César Vallejo. Providing substantial excerpts from the work of Ernesto Cardenal, Nicanor Parra, Carmen Ollé, and others, together with translations and detailed readings, this is an excellent guide to the new poetry of Latin America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198158929
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Series:
Oxford Hispanic Studies Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Nicanor Parra: The Poem as Amoeba
Ernesto Cardenal: Eros and Belief under Epic Necessity
Gonzalo Rojas: Writing in the Wind
Jorge Eduardo Eielson: The Boundaries of the Poem
Juan L. Oriz: Verticality from the Margins
Ana Enriqueta Terán: In the Midst of Things
Raúl Zurita and American Space
The Subversive Languages of Carmen Ollé
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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