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Madwomen: The "Locas mujeres" Poems of Gabriela Mistral, a Bilingual Edition

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Description for Madwomen: The "Locas mujeres" Poems of Gabriela Mistral, a Bilingual Edition Paperback. Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957) is one of the most important and enigmatic figures in twentieth-century Latin American literature. This book presents a collection of the Locas mujeres poems that explore facets of the self in extremis. Editor(s): Couch, Randall. Translator(s): Couch, Randall. Num Pages: 160 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 141 x 14. Weight in Grams: 250.
Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957) is one of the most important and enigmatic figures in twentieth-century Latin American literature. The Locas mujeres poems collected here are among Mistral's most complex and compelling, exploring facets of the self in extremis - poems marked by the wound of blazing catastrophe and its aftermath of mourning. Madwomen promises to reveal a profound poet to a new generation while reacquainting Spanish readers with a stranger, more complicated 'madwoman' than most have ever known.

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
Number of Pages
184
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780226531915
SKU
V9780226531915
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-50

About Gabriela Mistral
Randall Couch is adjunct professor of English at Arcadia University and an administrator at the University of Pennsylvania. He received Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fellowships in poetry in 2000 and 2008.

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"This volume makes it easy for the bilingual reader to jump back and forth between the original poem and the translation to elucidate the meaning of a particularly sophisticated word or to tease out the meaning of an unfamiliar phrasing in the Spanish." - Translation Journal "Randall Couch has gathered a remarkable collection.... He has accepted the challenge of setting ... Read more

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