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Ameriscopia.

Author: Edwin Torres
Publisher: University of Arizona Press, 2014.
Series: Camino del Sol: A Latina and Latino Literary Series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Shattering the definition of Latino into a million little pieces, poet Edwin Torres reassembles identity into something that is more likely and at the same time unexpected, complex, and multifaceted. From conversations in cars to fast-beat lullabies, Ameriscopia is a collection that taps into rhythms both distinctive and dynamic"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Torres
ISBN: 1306292085 9781306292085 9780816598991 0816598991
OCLC Number: 868268464
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Part I; I Wanted to Say Hello to the Salseros but My Hair Was a Mess; Sutra; Waiting Outside the Cafe; Apartment 5D; Temporality at 5 am; The Circle at One End; The Necessariest; Father Song; Fixative; Moth; Water; Part II; Father to Father; A Minotaur Sleeps on Shelter Island; E.G. as I.E.; One Wave Walking to Four Phases of the Moon; Neptune's Elegia; The Vase of the Universe; Ellabyrinth; Air Is Sham for Light; Song of the Red Lamb; Viva La Viva; Ode; This Is Not the Conversation That I Started the Conversation With; A Season of Beens; I Am Trying to Perfect My Assént; Part III Puerto Rican AstronautNot So Fast Food; Swerver Says Sweeeee; Three Spots under the Shade; Skygrass; Infinity Song; Bit by Bite; Under Venus's Hair; A Story for America; Moroccan Highway; Rinse Cycle; Essaouira; When Does the Game Begin; Migration; Part IV; Coney Island 1969; Birthday Present; Birthday Boy; And in Trying; Terra Quad; Waiting Young with Nothing There; I Saw You Empire State Building; Me No Habla Spic; Territory; Acknowledgments
Series Title: Camino del Sol: A Latina and Latino Literary Series

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In this vibrant reflection of sound and word, poet Edwin Torres reignites the possibilities of poetry. From poems like "Me No Habla Spic", a rumination of life's major moments, to "Fixative", which  Read more...

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