By Marosa di Giorgio,Adam Giannelli

Marosa di Giorgio has essentially the most designated and recognizable voices in Latin American poetry. Her surreal and fable-like prose poems invite comparability to Franz Kafka, Julio Cortázar, or perhaps modern American poets Russell Edson and Charles Simic. yet di Giorgio's voice, imagery, and themes—childhood, the Uruguayan geographical region, a notion of the sacred—are her personal. formerly written off as "the mad lady of Uruguayan letters," di Giorgio's recognition has blossomed lately. Translator Adam Giannelli's cautious choice of poems spans the big output of di Giorgio's profession to aid extra introduce English-language readers to this vivid and unique voice.

Marosa di Giorgio was once born in Salto, Uruguay, in 1932. Her first booklet Poemas used to be released in 1953. additionally a theater actress, she moved to Montevideo in 1978, the place she lived until eventually her loss of life in 2004.

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