Nocturna palabra. Elías Nandino.

Nocturna palabra

Mexico City: UNAM, 1984. Paperback. 83p., text in Spanish, new introduction dated 1984, unopened pages, inscribed in Spanish and signed by the gay Mexican poet, third edition, very good trade paperback in gray wraps.

Nandino was always open, if circumspect, about his homosexuality. In this early work, 'drawings of fragmented bodies illustrate his verses, ... undoubtedly the reflection of his feeling of alienation and the division between body and mind, between his desires and desires that are socially constructed." Foster, Latin American Writers on Gay and Lesbian Themes, p. 284. This approach is apparently a function of the inordinately masculine nature of his view of homosexuality, developed in part during his position as a prison surgeon.

Cat.No: 48124
ISBN: 9684500246

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