Madwomen

Madwomen

The Locas Mujeres Poems of Gabriela Mistral

eBook - 2008
Rate this:
A schoolteacher whose poetry catapulted her to early fame in her native Chile and an international diplomat whose boundary-defying sexuality still challenges scholars, Gabriela Mistral (1889OCo1957) is one of the most important and enigmatic figures in Latin American literature of the last century. The "Locas mujeres" poems collected here are among MistralOCOs most complex and compelling, exploring facets of the self "in extremis"OCopoems marked by the wound of blazing catastrophe and its aftermath of mourning.
aaaaaaaaaaa From disquieting humor to balladlike lyricism to folkloric wisdom, these pieces enact a tragic sense of life, depicting OC madwomenOCO who are anything but mad. Strong and intensely human, MistralOCOs poetic women confront impossible situations to which no sane response exists. This groundbreaking collection presents poems from MistralOCOs final published volume as well as new editions of posthumous work, featuring the first English-language appearance of many essential poems. "Madwomen" promises to reveal a profound poet to a new generation of Anglophone readers while reacquainting Spanish readers with a stranger, more complicated OC madwomanOCO than most have ever known.aa"
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2008
Edition: A bilingual ed
ISBN: 9780226531892
0226531899
Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 168 p.)
Additional Contributors: Couch, Randall

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at SFPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top