Noon Words

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Arte Público Press, 1980 - Poetry - 168 pages
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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. PALABRAS DE MEDIODIA/NOON WORDS is Lucha Corpi's pioneering collection of poems that established her as a major figure in Mexican American literature. Written in Spanish and expertly translated by Catherine Rodriguez-Nieto, the poems fairly bloom off the page in a display of lyric virtuosity. Lucha Corpi is a poet, novelist and children's book author. She is the author of a series of mystery novels featuring Gloria Damasco, the first Chicana detective in American literature, among them BLACK WIDOW'S WARDROBE (1999) is also available from SPD. The recipient of numerous awards, including NEA and Oakland Cultural Arts fellowships, Lucha Corpi lives in Oakland where she has been a teacher since 1973.

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Contents

Solario Sunscape
14
Solario nocturno Nocturnal Sunscape
28
Receta de invierno Recipe for Winter
46
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LUCHA CORPI is an internationally recognized poet, novelist and children's book author. She is the author of the Gloria Damasco Mystery series, which includes " Eulogy for a Brown Angel "(1992), " Cactus Blood "(1995), and "Death at Solstice" (2009). The recipient of numerous awards and citations, including a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Prize in fiction, she was a tenured teacher in the Oakland Public Schools Neighborhood Centers Program for over 30 years.

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