A Woman in Her Garden: Selected Poems

A Woman in Her Garden Selected Poems Born in Cuba in Loynaz established her reputation as a poet in the first half of the th century After the Cuban Revolution in she retreated to her house vowing to never write poetry aga

  • Title: A Woman in Her Garden: Selected Poems
  • Author: Dulce María Loynaz Judith Kerman Ruth Behar
  • ISBN: 9781893996557
  • Page: 386
  • Format: Paperback
  • Born in Cuba in 1902, Loynaz established her reputation as a poet in the first half of the 20th century After the Cuban Revolution in 1959, she retreated to her house, vowing to never write poetry again and refusing to leave the island of her birth Like a Cuban Emily Dickinson, she lived out the remainder of her life in seclusion In 1992, she received the Cervantes PriBorn in Cuba in 1902, Loynaz established her reputation as a poet in the first half of the 20th century After the Cuban Revolution in 1959, she retreated to her house, vowing to never write poetry again and refusing to leave the island of her birth Like a Cuban Emily Dickinson, she lived out the remainder of her life in seclusion In 1992, she received the Cervantes Prize, the most prestigious writing award in the Spanish language She died in 1997 A Woman in Her Garden presents a bilingual selection of work from all phases of her career Judith Kerman is professor of humanities at Saginaw Valley State College in Michigan Her books of poetry include Mothering and The Jacoba Poems.

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    1. Dulce María Loynaz Judith Kerman Ruth Behar

      Dulce Mar a Loynaz December 10, 1902 April 27, 1997 Born in Cuba Daughter of the famous General Enrique Loynaz del Castillo, a hero of the Cuban Liberation Army and author of Cuban National Anthem lyrics and sister of poet Enrique Loynaz Mu oz Dulce Mar a was born in Havana City, on December 10, 1902, in a family of great sensibility towards artistic and cultural manifestations and deep patriotic feelings, home schooled, she grew up in a familiar environment highly propitious for poetry.

    559 thoughts on “A Woman in Her Garden: Selected Poems”

    1. "Si Me Quieres, Quiéreme Entera" is one of the most beautiful poems I've ever read--somehow, it's both romantic and pragmatic. This poem is worth learning Spanish for-- just to read it untranslated.


    2. I have so many poems marked with post-its in this library book that I know I will need to eventually purchase it to keep the words close at hand for re-reading.Of course a Cuban poet's words in English are of necessity a collaboration between poet and translator. The unembellished and direct vision that results here are a testament to the skill and observation of both parties."Don't you know I am luminousbecause I stood in the riverdrinking water with stars?"The prose-poem "The Bride of Lazarus" [...]



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