Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry

Monica de La Torre, Editor, Michael Wiegers, Editor Copper Canyon Press $20 (675p) ISBN 978-1-55659-159-4
""Every now and then a word/ crosses the border... marrying another/ it is received hospitably,/ declining or serving as a shield:/ little by little words turn mestiza... The dark hued family of words/ produces a blond daughter."" These lines from Antonio Deltoro's ""Cartography"" are among the offerings of Reversible Monuments: An Anthology of Contemporary Mexican Poetry. Edited by poet and translator M""nica de la Torre (coauthor of Appendices, Illustrations, & Notes) and Copper Canyon Press managing editor Michael Wiegers, this huge bilingual volume introduces readers to both lyric and narrative Mexican poets of varying backgrounds including indigenous poets writing in Zapotec and Mazatec all born after 1950. (June)
Reviewed on: 06/01/2002
Release date: 06/01/2002
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