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Looking for Poetry: Poems By Carlos Drummond De Andrade and Rafael Alberti and Songs From the Quechua (02 Edition)

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A uniquely appealing collection that reflects the variety and richness of South American poetry.

Carlos Drummond de Andrade, a native-born Brazilian, is universally recognized as the finest and most accessible modern Portugese-language poet and, along with Pablo Neruda, a poet of the common man, writing of home, family, friends, and love.

Rafael Alberti--an elegist primarily--came to Argentina (where he wrote many of his poems) in exile from Spain during the Spanish Civil War. The effects of that experience wind through the poet's work in poems about the survival of the spirit in the face of personal and political tragedy.

Looking for Poetry also contains the simple and haunting poems of the Quechua Indians.

About the Author

Mark Strand is the author of nine books of poems, including Blizzard of One, winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize. He was the Poet Laureate of the United States in 1990, and currently teaches at the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. He lives in Chicago.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375709883
Translator:
Strand, Mark
Publisher:
Knopf Publishing Group
Translator:
Strand, Mark
Author:
Mark Strand, trans.
Author:
Strand, Mark
Location:
New York
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Andrade, Carlos Drummond de
Subject:
Alberti, Rafael
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
RP-600
Publication Date:
20020231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.34x5.90x.60 in. .57 lbs.

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