El Imperio de Los Sueños

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Anthropos, Editorial del Hombre, Jan 1, 1988 - Literatura española - Novela - Siglo XX - 253 pages

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Contents

El libro de payasos y bufones
49
Los poemas del mundo o El libro de la sabi
77
El canto a la nada
139
Copyright

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Giannina Braschi is Puerto Rico's most influential and versatile writer of poetry, fiction, and essays. She was a tennis champion and fashion model during her teen years before discovering writing. She lived in Madrid, Paris, Rome, and London before settling in New York where she taught at Colgate, Rutgers, and City University. With a Ph.D. in Golden Age Spanish literature, she has written on Cervantes, Garcilaso, Lorca, Machado, Vallejo, and B?cquer. Author of Empire of Dreams and Yo-Yo Boing!, Braschi's cutting-edge work has been recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts, the NY Foundation for the Arts, El Diario, PEN American Center, Ford Foundation, Danforth Scholarship, Instituto de Cultura Puertorrique?a, and Reed Foundation. She writes in three languages?Spanish, Spanglish, and English?to express the enculturation process of Hispanic immigrants?and to explore the three political options of her island?Nation, Colony, or State. Braschi dedicates her life's work to inspiring liberation.Her previous publications have been praised by the New York Daily News, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, Library Journal, Rain Taxi, DiverseCity Magazine, and the Boston Globe.

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