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The Republic of Poetry: Poems
     

The Republic of Poetry: Poems

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by Martín Espada
 

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The eighth collection by "the Pablo Neruda of North American authors" (Sandra Cisneros) was a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

In his eighth collection of poems, Martín Espada celebrates the power of poetry itself. The Republic of Poetry is a place of odes and elegies, collective memory and hidden history, miraculous happenings and redemptive

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The eighth collection by "the Pablo Neruda of North American authors" (Sandra Cisneros) was a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

In his eighth collection of poems, Martín Espada celebrates the power of poetry itself. The Republic of Poetry is a place of odes and elegies, collective memory and hidden history, miraculous happenings and redemptive justice. Here poets return from the dead, visit in dreams, even rent a helicopter to drop poems on bookmarks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393069709
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/17/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
481,343
File size:
172 KB

Meet the Author

Martín Espada has received the Shelley Memorial Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He teaches at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst.

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