The Black Flower And Other Zapotec Poems by Natalia ToledoThe Black Flower And Other Zapotec Poems by Natalia Toledo

The Black Flower And Other Zapotec Poems

byNatalia ToledoTranslated byClare Sullivan

Paperback | November 20, 2015

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Natalia Toledo'sThe Black Flower and Other Zapotec Poems, with an award-winning translation by Clare Sullivan, describes contemporary Isthmus Zapotec life in lush, sensual detail. In Toledo's poems of love and loss the world's population turns into fish, death is a cricket, and naked women are made of wet magma.The Black Flower won the Nezhualcoyotl Prize, Mexico's highest honor for indigenous-language literature, in 2004.FINALIST FOR THE 2016 NATIONAL TRANSLATION AWARD!LONGLISTED FOR THE 2016 BEST TRANSLATED BOOK AWARD!
Natalia Toledo has written four books of poetry and two of prose, all appearing in bilingual Isthmus Zapotec-Spanish editions. In 2004 she won the Nezahualcoyotl Prize, Mexico's most prestigious prize for indigenous-language literature, for her bookThe Black Flower and Other Zapotec Poems. She has read her poetry around the world. Her ...
Title:The Black Flower And Other Zapotec PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:172 pages, 7 × 4 × 0.66 inPublished:November 20, 2015Publisher:Phoneme MediaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1939419468

ISBN - 13:9781939419460