Juan Felipe Herrera's Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems (Camino PDF

By Juan Felipe Herrera

Includes an audio CD of the writer reading!

For approximately 4 a long time, Juan Felipe Herrera has documented his adventure as a Chicano within the usa and Latin the USA via attractive, memorable poetry that's either own and common in its effect, topics, and strategy. frequently political, by no means fainthearted, his profession has been marked through large virtuosity and a special sensibility for uncovering the unknown and the unforeseen. via numerous phases and modifications, Herrera has developed greater than nearly the other Chicano poet, continually re-inventing himself right into a extra mature and professional voice.

Now, during this exceptional assortment, we stumble upon the trajectory of this hugely leading edge and unique author, bringing the complete scope of his singular imaginative and prescient into view. starting with early fabric from A sure Man and relocating via 13 of his collections into new, formerly unpublished paintings, this assemblage additionally comprises an audio CD of the writer examining twenty-four chosen poems aloud. critical students and readers alike will now have to be had to them a consultant set of glimpses into his creation in addition to his origins and private improvement. the last word worth of bringing jointly one of these assortment, despite the fact that, is that it'll let us larger comprehend and savor the complexity of what this significant American poet is all about.

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