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Desolation: A Bilingual Edition

Desolation: A Bilingual Edition (Paperback)

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This is the first bilingual translation into English of an important work by Gabriela Mistral, one of the premier Latin American poets of the 20th century and the first Latin American author to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. For the first time, it allows English readers to appreciate the integrity and expressive power of this foundational book in the life and works of Gabriela Mistral. The translation is based on the most reliable and accurate text in Spanish, the 1923 edition of Nascimento , which will be of interest and importance both to a Spanish-speaking public as well as to specialists in the field.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poetsFiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: Latin American Literary Review Press,U.S. Publication Date: 01/02/2014 ISBN-13: 9781891270246  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957)was a major poet and essayist, renowned educator, and a diplomat and cultural minister who emerged from humble rural origins of peasant stock in Chile to become an international figure. She received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1945, the first Latin American author to receive this distinction, and she was recognised and respected throughout Europe and the Americas for her commitment to the defence of human rights and for her dedication to the cause of peace and social justice. Michael P. Predmore is professor of modern peninsular Spanish literature at Stanford University, USA. He is a prominent scholar in the field of modern Hispanic poetry and is recognised internationally for his studies, editions, and translations of the poetry of Antonio Machado and Juan Ramon Jimenez. His scholarly publications include important articles on Ruben Dario and Pablo Neruda. Liliana Baltra is a professor emerita of the University of Chile in the field of applied linguistics. She has published extensively in Chile, both in English and Spanish, pertaining to the teaching of English to speakers of other languages, and also in the United States and the UK in specialised magazines in this same field.

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