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A Fountain, a House of Stone

Poems

A Fountain, a House of Stone( )
Author: Padilla, Heberto
Translator: Reid, Alastair
Coleman, Alexander
ISBN:978-0-374-15781-4
Publication Date:Nov 1991
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

A Fountain, a House of Stoneis a bilingual collection of poems by Cuba’s foremost living poet, Herbert Padilla, who now lives in exile in the United States. Padilla’s poems constitute a subtle but powerful poetry of domesticity in exile, in which his characteristically questioning, critical poetics have been not so much abandoned as subsumed. His lyricism here finds its inspiration largely in the quotidian, but the same meditative lyric intelligence infuses his homages to a...
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Book Details
Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.61 Inches
Book Weight:6.1 Pounds
Author Biography
Padilla, Heberto (Author)
Alastair Reid was born in Galloway, Scotland on March 22, 1926. He was a poet, translator, and essayist. He wrote more than a 100 articles and poems for The New Yorker, beginning in 1943 and ending in 2004. He translated the works of Jorge Luis Borges and Pablo Neruda. He was the author of several collections of poetry including Oddments Inklings Omens Moments, Passwords, Weathering, Inside Out, and Outside In. He died on September 21, 2014 at the age of 88.

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