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Watchword by Pura Lopez Colome

Intimate, intense poems forge a language for life when life is at stake

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780819571182
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
Publication date: 02/08/2012
Series: Wesleyan Poetry Series
Edition description: Bilingual Spanish-English ed.
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

PURA LÓPEZ COLOMÉ is the Villaurrutia Prize–winning author of several important books, including El sueño del cazador, Aurora, and Intemperie, as well as a volume of collected poems, Música inaudita. She is also the translator into Spanish of works by Samuel Beckett, H.D., Seamus Heaney, William Carlos Williams, Gertrude Stein, and others. In 2010, she was awarded the Linda Gaboriau Literary Translation Award. FORREST GANDER is a noted poet and translator. He is the author of numerous books of poetry, including Core Samples from the World. His most recent translation, Firefly Under the Tongue: Selected Poems of Coral Bracho, was a finalist for the PEN Translation Prize. He is the Adele Kellenberg Seaver Professor of Literary Arts and Comparative Literature at Brown University.

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