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Palabras de mediodia/noon words; poems

Corpi, Lucha, translated into English by Catherine Rodr?guez-Nieto

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ISBN 10: 0936470011 / ISBN 13: 9780936470016
Published by El Fuego de Aztl?n Publications, Berkeley, 1980
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169p., bilingual text in Spanish and English, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. The Chicana poet's second book (she was one of 3 poets in an anthology) and first separate book. Bookseller Inventory # 20497

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Title: Palabras de mediodia/noon words; poems

Publisher: El Fuego de Aztl?n Publications, Berkeley

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Paperback

Edition: 1st Edition

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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. PALABRAS DE MEDIODIA/NOON WORDS is Lucha Corpi's pioneering collection of poems that established her as a major figure in Mexican American literature. Written in Spanish and expertly translated by Catherine Rodriguez-Nieto, the poems fairly bloom off the page in a display of lyric virtuosity. Lucha Corpi is a poet, novelist and children's book author. She is the author of a series of mystery novels featuring Gloria Damasco, the first Chicana detective in American literature, among them BLACK WIDOW'S WARDROBE (1999) is also available from SPD. The recipient of numerous awards, including NEA and Oakland Cultural Arts fellowships, Lucha Corpi lives in Oakland where she has been a teacher since 1973.

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The lyric and socially charged collection of poetry that found a visionary voice in Mexican American literature.

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