Slow lightning (BOK)

Eduardo C. Corral

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Eduardo C. Corral is the 2011 recipient of the Yale Series of Younger Poets award, joining such distinguished previous winners as Adrienne Rich, W. S. Merwin, and John Ashbery. Corral is the first Latino poet to win the competition. Seamlessly braiding English and Spanish, Corral's poems hurtle across literary and linguistic borders toward a lyricism that slows down experience. He employs a range of forms and phrasing, bringing the vivid particulars of his experiences as a Chicano and gay man to the page. Although Corral's topics are decidedly sobering, contest judge Carl Phillips observes, "one of the more surprising possibilities offered in these poems is joy". Extract from "Self-Portrait with Tumbling and Lasso" I'm a cowboy riding bareback My soul is whirling above my head like a lasso. My right hand a pistol. My left automatic. I'm knocking on every door. I'm coming on strong...

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Eduardo C. Corral
Forlag
YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS ACADEMIC
ISBN 9780300178937
Antall sider 160 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1cm
Vekt 136 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Poetry by individual poets