Madwomen - The "Locas mujeres" Poems of Gabriela Mistral, a Bilingual Edition

Gabriela Mistral

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The University of Chicago Press
1 October 2009
ISBN: 9780226531915
Paperback

From the publisher

Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957) is one of the most important and enigmatic figures in twentieth-century Latin American literature. The Locas mujeres poems collected here are among Mistral's most complex and compelling, exploring facets of the self in extremis - poems marked by the wound of blazing catastrophe and its aftermath of mourning. Madwomen promises to reveal a profound poet to a new generation while reacquainting Spanish readers with a stranger, more complicated 'madwoman' than most have ever known.