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Corpi, Lucha

Variaciones sobre una tempestad/Variations on a storm; English translation by Catherine Rodríguez-Nieto

n. pub., N. pl.. [1989?], 95 photocopied 8.5x11 cheets, printed recto only, accompanied by an als from Rodríguez-Nieto, submitting the manuscript to the publisher of Oyez Press. Eventually published in book form in 1990 by Third Woman Press, two of its poems are slightly different from the manuscript and the mss. also lacks the Spanish original of "Uno" and the English translation of "Twenty-one" "This book proves that Corpi's greatest talent lies in verse. Unfiltered by the standards of a novel, Corpi's poetry is a composition of words that are arranged carefully enough to hide a ghost. At times, it seems that that is what Corpi does. Behind her poetry lies a history of passion and pain. Although it may be history, it is alive, and very much so in her writing. Corpi has the ability to project her own personal feelings as one woman onto a larger scale that encompasses her Mexican heritage." -VG: Voices from the Gaps

Cat.No: 116033

Price: $95.00

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