Piedra de Sol = Sunstone

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Product Details

Price
$11.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
Pages
59
Dimensions
6.13 X 0.29 X 8.21 inches | 0.28 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811211956
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About the Author

Octavio Paz was born in 1914 in Mexico City and served as the Mexican ambassador to India from 1962 to 1968. He was the author of many volumes of poetry as well as literary and art criticism and works on politics, culture, and Mexican history. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990, he was also awarded the Jerusalem Prize, the Miguel de Cervantes Prize, the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, and the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. He died in 1998.
Eliot Weinberger is an essayist, editor, and translator. He lives in New York City.

Reviews

Weinberger has done a heroic job of bringing Paz into a lucid and quick-moving idiom.
Sunstone provides the master plot of Mr. Paz's poetry and his vision of history.