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The Black Flower and Other Zapotec Poems
by Natalia Toledo and Clare Sullivan




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Natalia Toledo's The 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 Nezhualc yotl 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

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Overview

Natalia Toledo's The 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 Nezhualc yotl 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

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781939419460
  • ISBN-10: 1939419468
  • Publisher: Phoneme Media
  • Publish Date: November 2015
  • Page Count: 172
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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