A Pan-american Life: Selected Poetry and Prose of Muna Lee

Paperback | November 9, 2004

byMuna LeeEditorJonathan CohenForeword byAurora Levins Morales

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The extraordinary Muna Lee was a brilliant writer, lyric poet, translator, diplomat, feminist and rights activist, and, above all, a Pan-Americanist. During the twentieth century, she helped shape the literary and social landscapes of the Americas. This is the first biography of her remarkable life and a collection of her diverse writings, which  embody her vision of Pan America, an old concept that remains new and meaningful today.

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The extraordinary Muna Lee was a brilliant writer, lyric poet, translator, diplomat, feminist and rights activist, and, above all, a Pan-Americanist. During the twentieth century, she helped shape the literary and social landscapes of the Americas. This is the first biography of her remarkable life and a collection of her diverse writi...

    Muna Lee (1895–1965) was a celebrated lyric poet, translator and advocate of Latin American literature, feminist, and scholar. She was the first wife of Luis Muñoz Marín, who became Puerto Rico’s first elected governor. She was appointed to a state department post by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and served as an inter-American cultura...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:350 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:November 9, 2004Publisher:University Of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299202348

ISBN - 13:9780299202347

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"Jonathan Cohen's informative ibiography is an extensive survey of Muna Lee's life, her development as a poet, and as a feminist."—Jean Franco, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, Columbia University