Mexican Poetry: An Anthology
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The renowned Mexican poet and critic Octavio Paz assembled this important anthology—the first of its kind in English translation—with a keen sense of what is both representative and universal in Mexican poetry. His informative introduction places the thirty-five selected poets within a literary and historical context that spans four centuries (1521-1910). This accomplished...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 29th 1994 by Grove Press (first published 1983)
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I have heard bad things about this book. Paz was not allowed to use any of his contemporaries and Beckett made the iron clad decisions on who to keep, but its still a good rereview of poets here.
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Octavio Paz Lozano (March 31, 1914 – April 19, 1998) was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, and the winner of the 1982 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1990 Nobel Prize for Literature ("for impassioned writing with wide horizons, characterized by sensuous intelligence and humanistic integrity.")
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