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Guide to the blue tongue : poems

Author: Virgil Suárez
Publisher: Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shimmering with saturated color and heat, this title features a sequence of memory poems about growing up in the tropics, threaded through the myth of Caliban from Shakespeare's "The Tempest". It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Suárez, Virgil, 1962-
Guide to the blue tongue.
Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606777861
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil Suárez
ISBN: 0252027345 9780252027345 025207050X 9780252070501
OCLC Number: 47665367
Description: 67 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Son montuno --
Forecast --
Miranda, Nina de ojos azules --
En el jardin de los espejos quebrados, Caliban Catches a Glimpse of His Reflection --
La tempestad de las palabras blancas --
Prospero's Papermaking Recipe --
How the Days Go in the Tropics --
The Alchemy of Self-Implosion --
The Kaleidoscopic Nature of Irascible Palms --
Carbonero --
Prospero in Havana --
Black Cuban --
Storm House --
Black Calligraphy --
Desire --
Rules of Order --
The Reconciliation between los que se fueron y los que se quedaron --
Las voces de los perdidos/Voices of the Lost --
Caliban and the Sirens --
Anachronistic, Caliban Breaks All His Time-Keeping Inventions --
Wood --
Excerpts from the Book of Mythopoesis.
Responsibility: by Virgil Suárez.

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