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The Republic of Poetry: Poemsby Martin Espada
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In his eighth collection of poems, Martín Espada celebrates the power of poetry itself. is a place of odes and elegies, collective memory and hidden history, miraculous happenings and redemptive justice. Here poets return from the dead, visit in dreams, even rent a helicopter to drop poems on bookmarks.
The eighth collection by "the Pablo Neruda of North American authors" (Sandra Cisneros) was a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.
The eighth collection by "the PabloNeruda of North American authors" (SandraCisneros) was a finalist for the 2007 PulitzerPrize.
About the Author
Martn Espada, recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, teaches at the University of Massachusetts'"Amherst. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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