internetboekhandel.nl
buttons Home pagina Kassa pagina, Winkelwagentje Contact info Email ons
leeg Home pagina Kassa pagina, Winkelwagentje Contact info Email ons Home pagina rijks
boekenweek
rijks Home pagina Home pagina Kassa pagina, Winkelwagentje Contact info Email ons Besteller 60
 
Nederlands Buitenlands   Alles  Titel  Auteur  ISBN        
Poëzie
Poëzie
Levertijd: 4 tot 8 werkdagen


Chris Santiago

Tula

Poems

€ 17.95


`Tula: a ruined Toltec capital; a Russian city known for its accordions; Tagalog for `poem.` Prismatic, startling, rich with meaning yet sparely composed, Chris Santiago`s debut collection of poems begins with one word and transforms it, in a dazzling sleight of hand, into a multivalent symbol for the immigrant experience. Tula: Santiago reveals to readers a distant land devastated by war. Tula: its music beckons in rhythms, time signatures, and lullabies. Tula: can the poem, he seems to ask, build an imaginative bridge back to a family lost to geography, history, and a forgotten language? Inspired by the experiences of the `blood stranger`-the second-generation immigrant who does not fully acquire the language of his parents-Tula paints the portrait of a mythic homeland that is part ghostly underworld, part unknowable paradise. Language splinters. Impossible islands form an archipelago across its landscape. A mother sings lullabies and a father works the graveyard shift in St. Paul-while in the Philippines, two dissident uncles and a grandfather send messages and telegrams from the afterlife. Deeply ambitious, a collection that examines the shortcomings and possibilities of both language and poetry themselves, Tula announces the arrival of a major new literary talent`-



Taal / Language : English

Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
102 pagina's
Januari 2016
181 gram
213 x 142 x 10 mm
Milkweed Editions gb


Levertijd: 4 tot 8 werkdagen