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Full Foreground

3.4  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Poet Roberto Tejada uses lyrical poems to explore and give a voice to the troubles of global citizenship, US–Mexico relations, Latino identity, and the political emotion of queer sexualities. His collection provides a holistic ground-level view of pivotal world events from the mid 1990s to a more recent present.

Tejada’s innovative work dramatically widens the scope of Lati
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Paperback, 80 pages
Published September 20th 2012 by University of Arizona Press (first published September 1st 2012)
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Philip
Dec 22, 2014 Philip rated it it was ok
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I am a fan of Tejada's work, and this one really intrigued me with its conceptual and topical approach. However, his structures restricted while calling too much attention to themselves, with so many words leaping off the page as choices of erudition. In the end, the dynamic kept me at bay from the work and the view from that distance just didn't do it for me.
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