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Anteparadise by Raul Zurita


Here is a major work by a Chilean poet thought by many to be the most brilliant and important new voice in the Spanish language. In its first American edition, this poetry is presented in Spanish and Enlgish, so that readers of both languages may listed to Zurita's voice.

Anteparadise can be read as a creative response, an act of resistance by a young artist to the violence and suffering during and after the 1973 coup that toppled the democratically elected Allende government. Zurita thus follows the example of several Latin American pets such as the Peruvian César Vallejo and Chilean Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda, sharing their passion and urgency, but his voice is unique.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520059269
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 12/19/1986
Edition description: Spanish-English Bilingual Edition
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Raúl Zurita, a Chilean poet living and writing in Santiago, is also the author of Purgatory (1979), Paradise Is Empty (1984) and Song to Their Missing Love (1985).

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