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Secret Weavers #0007: These Are Not Sweet Girls: Poetry by Latin American Women

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Publisher Comments:

This reprint of a White Pine Press classic brings together an astonishing range of work from the turn of the century to the present. Despite cultural maxims encouraging them to be silent, women continue to speak, often through the language of poetry, where there is an abundance of intuition and the possibility of reclaiming power through language. In the work included here, we see how the common threads of courage and inventiveness can be woven into a bright tapestry of women’s voices that presents a true picture of a culture that must create its own history. Over fifty poets, including those well-known, such as Gabriela Mistral, Alfonsina Storni, and Cristina Peri Rossi, and those just emerging are included.

Marjorie Agosín, editor of the Secret Weavers series, is well-known as a poet, writer, and human rights activist. She is a professor at Wellesley College in Massachusetts.

Synopsis:

"Flowing effortlessly from the erotic to the political...Agosin has chosen poems that delight and inspire." --Ms. Magazine

About the Author

Isabel Allende is a well known writer of fiction and nonfiction.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781877727382
Editor:
Agosin, Marjorie
Editor:
Allende, Isabel
Editor:
Agosin, Marjorie
Editor:
Allende, Isabel
Editor:
Allende, Isabelle
Author:
Allende, Isabel
Author:
Agosin, Marjorie
Publisher:
White Pine Press (NY)
Location:
Fredonia, NY :
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Caribbean & Latin American
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Poetry, modern
Subject:
Spanish American poetry.
Subject:
Spanish American poetry -- 20th century -- Translations into English. .
Subject:
Spanish American poetry -- Women authors -- Translations into English.
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Secret weavers series ;
Series Volume:
0007
Publication Date:
20001031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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