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Cartographies : meditations on travel

Author: Marjorie Agos'in
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In these lyrical meditations in prose and poetry, Agosin evokes the many places on four continents she has visited or called home. Recording personal and spiritual voyages, the author opens herself  Read more...

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Named Person: Marjorie Agosín; Marjorie Agosín; Marjorie Agosín
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Agos'in
ISBN: 0820326291 9780820326290
OCLC Number: 54103842
Description: xxii, 134 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Prelude / Isabel Allende --
Introduction / Nancey Abraham Hall --
Sect. I. A map of my face --
Creating a map --
The murmur of the road --
Promises --
A compass and a purple sailboat --
The city of memory --
The city of books --
The city of love --
A map of my face --
The traveler and the mapmaker --
Cities of water --
Traveling --
The treasures of arrival --
Sect. II. Southern shores --
Chile --
Santiago --
The city of childhood --
Home --
The fairy --
Pomaire : city of clay --
Isla Negra --
Neruda in Isla Negra --
The city of foreigners --
Osorno --
The languages of memory --
Vina del Mar and the Pacific --
Rain --
Reaching Valparaiso --
City of wind and thresholds --
The lights of Valparaiso.
Responsibility: by Marjorie Agosín ; translated and with an introduction by Nancy Abraham Hall ; prelude by Isabel Allende.
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Reading Agosin's words takes you on an extraordinary voyage, hearing 'the murmur of the road' and feeling that her words are heavy, sensual messages of beauty.--Multicultural Review

 
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