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Like a New Sun : New Indigenous Mexican Poetry
by Víctor Terán and David Shook and Eliot Weinberger




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Like A New Sun showcases the vibrant contemporary poetry being written in indigenous Mexican languages. Featuring poets writing in Huasteca, Nahuatl, Isthmus Zapotec, Mazatec, Tsotsil, Yucatec Maya, and Zoque, this groundbreaking anthology introduces readers to six of the most dynamic indigenous Mexican poets writing today. Co-edited by Isthmus Zapotec poet V ctor Ter n and translator David Shook, this groundbreaking anthology introduces six indigenous Mexican poets -- three women and three men -- each writing in a different language. Well-established names like Juan Gregorio Regino (Mazatec) appear alongside exciting new voices like Mikeas S nchez (Zoque). Each poet's work is contextualized and introduced by its translator. Poets include V ctor Ter n (Isthmus Zapotec), Mikeas S nchez (Zoque), Juan Gregorio Regino (Mazatec), Juan Hern ndez (Huastecan Nahuatl), Briceida Cuevas Cob (Yucatec Maya), and Enriqueta Lunez (Tsotsil). Translators include Adam Coon, Jonathan Harrington, Jerome Rothenberg, David Shook, Clare Sullivan, and Eliot Weinberger.

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Like A New Sun showcases the vibrant contemporary poetry being written in indigenous Mexican languages. Featuring poets writing in Huasteca, Nahuatl, Isthmus Zapotec, Mazatec, Tsotsil, Yucatec Maya, and Zoque, this groundbreaking anthology introduces readers to six of the most dynamic indigenous Mexican poets writing today. Co-edited by Isthmus Zapotec poet V ctor Ter n and translator David Shook, this groundbreaking anthology introduces six indigenous Mexican poets -- three women and three men -- each writing in a different language. Well-established names like Juan Gregorio Regino (Mazatec) appear alongside exciting new voices like Mikeas S nchez (Zoque). Each poet's work is contextualized and introduced by its translator. Poets include V ctor Ter n (Isthmus Zapotec), Mikeas S nchez (Zoque), Juan Gregorio Regino (Mazatec), Juan Hern ndez (Huastecan Nahuatl), Briceida Cuevas Cob (Yucatec Maya), and Enriqueta Lunez (Tsotsil). Translators include Adam Coon, Jonathan Harrington, Jerome Rothenberg, David Shook, Clare Sullivan, and Eliot Weinberger.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781939419262
  • ISBN-10: 1939419263
  • Publisher: Phoneme Media
  • Publish Date: August 2015
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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