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Author: by Jos�e Emilio Pacheco ; [translated by Cynthia Steele and David Lauer]. Pacheco, Jos�e Emilio. ; José Emilio Pacheco; Cynthia Steele; David Lauer
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First City Lights edView all editions and formats
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"Includes full texts of Miro la tierra and Ciudad de la memoria, translated by Lauer and Steele, respectively. Useful translators' prefaces, introduction, biographical note on author. En face. Major themes are Mexico City and the 1985 earthquake. Effective translations; very different styles of Lauer and Steele offer an interesting tool for teaching"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.
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Genre/Form: Spanish language materials
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: by Jos�e Emilio Pacheco ; [translated by Cynthia Steele and David Lauer]. Pacheco, Jos�e Emilio. ; José Emilio Pacheco; Cynthia Steele; David Lauer
ISBN: 0872863247 9780872863248
OCLC Number: 34989964
Language Note: Poems in Spanish with the English translation on the facing page.
Notes: "Includes full texts of Miro la tierra and Ciudad de la memoria, translated by Lauer and Steele, respectively. Useful translators' prefaces, introduction, biographical note on author. En face. Major themes are Mexico City and the 1985 earthquake. Effective translations; very different styles of Lauer and Steele offer an interesting tool for teaching"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58. http://www.loc.gov/hlas.
Description: xix, 193 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Translator's Preface / Cynthia Steele and David Lauer --
Introduction / Juvenal Acosta --
Sea Snail --
Two Poems on Sligo Creek I. The Stream --
Two Poems on Sligo Creek II. Frost --
Hamletian --
Salt --
Cesar Vallejo --
Bogota --
Raindrop --
A Dog's Life --
Paper from Old Rags --
The Twentieth-Centurians --
Certainty --
Couples --
The Magic of Criticism --
Ashes --
Bend in the Ajusco Mountain --
The Island Garden --
Sun Shower --
Song of the Willow --
Hailstorm --
All Our Yesterdays --
The Wretched of the Earth --
For You --
A Farewell to Arms --
Sunday Light --
Walter Benjamin Leaves Paris (1940) --
Becquer and Rilke Meet in Seville --
Pottery from Colima --
The Defenseless --
Southern Seas --
The Enemy --
In Passing --
The Knife --
Live Bait --
The Ruins of Mexico (Elegy of the Return) --
Lamentations --
Praises --
The Names of Evil: The Salamander --
The Names of Evil: Cain --
The Names of Evil: Rites and Ceremonies --
The Names of Evil: Baroque Altar.
Other Titles: Ciudad de la memoria.
Responsibility: by José Emilio Pacheco ; translated by Cynthia Steele and David Lauer.
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This text combines two of Pacheo's recent collections in a bilingual format, painting a vivid picture of the noble beauty and uncontrollable tragedy that is Mexico City - and the world - today.  Read more...

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