The Republic of Poetry

The Republic of Poetry : Poems

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In his eighth collection of poems, Martin Espada celebrates the power of poetry itself. The Republic of Poetry is a place of odes and elegies, collective memory and hidden history, miraculous happenings and redemptive justice. Here poets return from the dead, visit in dreams, even rent a helicopter to drop poems on bookmarks.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 142 x 211 x 8mm | 108g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0393331407
  • 9780393331400
  • 2,001,097

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"He's the best new poet I've read for years." Adrian Mitchell, The Guardian"
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About Martín Espada

Martin Espada has published more than twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist and translator, including Vivas to Those Who Have Failed and Pulitzer finalist The Republic of Poetry. His many honors include the Ruth Lilly Prize, the Shelley Memorial Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Born in Brooklyn, he now lives in western Massachusetts.
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