From Eve's rib

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Curbstone Press, Jul 1, 1993 - Fiction - 121 pages
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Gioconda Belli's poetry, widely published and revered in Latin America and Europe, celebrates the longing for a society in which humanity constructs its future, animated by an inextinguishable erotic, maternal, and transcentendly loving desire. As Salman Rushdie wrote in his book, The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey,her poetry is a "kind of public love poetry that comes clower, to expressing the passion of Nicaragua than anything I [have] yet heard."

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A collection of twenty-seven poems, presented in facing-page Spanish and English, from the Nicaraguan author and activist, Gioconda Belli. I first encountered Belli's work through her novel, The ... Read full review


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Gioconda Belli's poetry and fiction have been published in many languages. Her first novel, "The Inhabited Woman", was an international bestseller; her collection of poems, "Linea de fuego", won the prestigious Casa de las Americas Prize. She lives in Santa Monica, California, and Managua, Nicaragua.

Nacida en Managua, Nicaragua, Gioconda Belli es autora de una importante obra po?tica de reconocido prestigio internacional. Es autora de "La mujer habitada, Sof?a de los presagios, Waslala, El taller de las mariposas" y un libro de memorias titulado "El pa's bajo mi piel". Publicada por las editoriales m's prestigiosas del mundo, Gioconda Belli vive desde 1990 entre Estados Unidos y Nicaragua.

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