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Man-making words : selected poems of Nicolás Guillén

Author: Nicolás Guillén; Robert Márquez; David Arthur McMurray
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The Cuban poet Nicolas Guillen, who was born in the eastern province of Camaguey in 1902, died in 1989. This new edition of his selected poems, reissued thirty years after its original publication, includes an extensive new introductory essay by Roberto Marquez, one of the original translators and a leading authority on Caribbean and Latin American literature and culture."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Nicolás Guillén; Nicolás Guillén
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolás Guillén; Robert Márquez; David Arthur McMurray
ISBN: 1558494103 9781558494107
OCLC Number: 51848500
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: xlviii, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Exile --
Rivers --
Bars --
Cities --
Carioca Song --
Brazil --
Copacabana --
Little Ballad of Plovdiv --
In the Winter in Paris --
Neighborhood House --
Soviet Union --
The Cosmonaut --
Sputnik 57 --
Chinese Songs --
Wu Sang-Keui --
Paul Eluard --
My Little Woman --
Ovenstone --
Ana Maria --
Sports --
Small Ode to a Black Cuban Boxer --
What Color? --
Governor --
Schoolwork --
Little Rock --
Mau-Maus --
Heat --
Ancestry --
A Black Man Sings in New York City --
Ballad of the two Grandfathers --
Son for Antillean Children --
My Last Name --
Cuban Elegy --
Elegy for Emmitt Till --
Elegy for Jacques Roumain --
Elegy for Camaguey --
Elegy for Jesus Menendez --
Execution --
Words in the Tropics.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: translated, annotated, with an introduction by Roberto Márquez and David Arthur McMurray.

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