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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Bilingual Edition. Translated from the Spanish by Joseph Mulligan. "Cesar Vallejo is indispensable to the Latin American experimental tradition and one of the first Peruvian poets to become a reference point for American writers. In AGAINST PROFESSIONAL SECRETS Vallejo cannibalizes the European tradition and transforms it into an American exp ...more
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Published April 1st 2011 by Roof Books (first published January 1st 2010)
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A good book. A very interesting side of Vallejo's production. A must read for anyone interested in his poetry.
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César Abraham Vallejo Mendoza was a Peruvian poet. Although he published only three books of poetry during his lifetime, he is considered one of the great poetic innovators of the 20th century. Always a step ahead of the literary currents, each of his books was distinct from the others and, in it's own sense, revolutionary. Clayton Eshleman and José Rubia Barcia's translation of "The Complete Post ...more

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