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Madwomen : the Locas mujeres poems of Gabriela Mistral : a bilingual edition

Author: Gabriela Mistral
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor] 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
The poems presented here are among Mistral's most complex and compelling, exploring facets of the self in extremis - poems marked by the wound of blazing catastrophe and its aftermath of mourning. From disquieting humour to ballad-like lyricism to folkloric wisdom, these poems evidence a tragic sense of life.

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations into English
Named Person: Gabriela Mistral; Gabriela Mistral
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriela Mistral
ISBN: 9780226531915 0226531910 9780226531908 0226531902
OCLC Number: 862627717
Language Note: Text in English and Spanish.
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Description: x, 168 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: edited and translated by Randall Couch.


Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957) is one of the most important and enigmatic figures in twentieth-century Latin American literature. This book presents a collection of the Locas mujeres poems that explore  Read more...


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