El Coro

El Coro

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Overview

El Coro by Martin Espada

A rich collection of poetry that celebrates the experience of contemporary Latinos and Latinas. Here we find the open expression of anger and grief, self-mocking humor, protest, quiet assertion of dignity, and raucous celebration. Among the poets represented are former farm workers and gang members, a practicing physician, an ex-tenant lawyer, a professional chef, a Vietnam veteran, and more. 128 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558491106
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date: 01/12/1998
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Martin Espada's Imagine the Angels of Bread was awarded the American Book Award by the Before Columbus Foundation and was nominated earlier for a National Book Critics Circle Award. Espada has published five books of poetry and also edited Poetry Like Break: Poets of the Political Imagination from Curbstone Press. He is professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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