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Poems from Cuba

RauМЃl Mesa

Poems from Cuba

alone against the sea = Poesia desde Cuba ; solo contra el mar

by RauМЃl Mesa

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by York Press in Toronto, Ontario, Canada .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesPoesía desde Cuba, Alone against the sea
StatementRaul Mesa ; edited with a preface by Harley D. Oberhelman ; translated from the Spanish by James Hoggard.
SeriesModern and innovative poetry
ContributionsOberhelman, Harley D., Hoggard, James.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ7390.M4675 A46 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. ;
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6821981M
ISBN 101896761127
LC Control Number00302516
OCLC/WorldCa38432504

At the Risk of Seeming Ridiculous: Poems from Cuba Libre Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. In the tradition of testimonial poets raúlrsalinas, Carolyn Forché, Luís Rodriguez, Martín Espada, Roberto Vargas and other politically-engaged writers, B.V. Olguín has written a lyric testament to the resilience of the Cuba. Four poems, read in Spanish and English, from “Passport to Cuba,” a special section of the March/April issue of Orion.. Read an excerpt from “Passport to Cuba,” here; subscribe to Orion to read the special section in its entirety. Our thanks go to the Christopher Reynolds Foundation for its generous support of this project.

  Here we feature a selection of poems from the volume Breaking The Silences: an Anthology of 20th-century Poetry by Cuban Women. [ The original edition contained biographical introductions and quotations from each poet, with editing by / translations from the Spanish by, Margaret Randall. It was published in by Pulp Press Book. This book is a poetic memoir of Margarita's childhood growing up as a child of two cultures, United States and Cuba, during the Cold War. Margarita is a girl from two worlds. Her heart lies in Cuba, her mother’s tropical island country, a place so lush with vibrant life that it .

Presents a selection of poems, in both English and Spanish, that evoke the themes of race and the legacy of slavery in the United States and the Caribbean. From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review. Fidel Castro (–), former President of Cuba Ernesto Juan Castellanos (born ), English translator, journalist, and author of several books about The Beatles Daniel Chavarria, Uruguyan-born author.


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