Before Saying Any of the Great Words: Selected Poems

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$20.00  $18.60
Publisher
Copper Canyon Press
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Pages
400
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.92 pounds
Language
Spanish
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781556592874

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About the Author
David Huerta is widely regarded as Mexico's finest living poet. He is the author of 25 books of poems, a political columnist for Proceso, and a professor of literature at UNAM. In 2006 he was awarded the prestigious Xavier Villarrutia Prize for lifelong contributions to Mexican literature. Schafer is the translator of numerous books of poetry and fiction from Latin America, including the prose of Eduardo Galeano, Alberto Ruy Sanchez, and Jesus Gardea and the poetry of Gloria Gervitz, Alberto Blanco, and many others. He lives in Boston.
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"David Huerta's verses...are ornate, cerebral, bookish, apocalyptic to the point of abstraction."--Los Angeles Times Book Review