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Aurora free pdf Aurora was first published in Mexico City in 1994 by Ediciones Equilibrista, and was the author's third full-length collection. Composed of five extended sequences, Aurora contemplates the pacts we make with ourselves, others, and nature in order to survive. The poems explore what happens when those bonds of trust and dependence are weakened or broken by infidelity, death, and time. In her writing, Lopez-Colome combines a highly associative lyrical sensibility with an insistence on philosophical exactness. Pura Lopez-Colome was born in Mexico City in 1952, but also spent part of her childhood and youth in Merida, Yucatan, and attended high school in the USA. She studied literature at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, publishing literary criticism, poems, and translations in a regular column for the newspaper Unomasuno. The author of several important books, including Aurora and Intemperie, as well as a Collected Poems titles Musica inaudita (Eds. Verdehalago, 2004), she is also the translator into Spanish of works by Samuel Beckett, H.D., Seamus Heaney, William Carlos Williams, Gertrude Stein, Robert Hass, Robert Creeley and others.

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Pura Lopez-Colome was born in Mexico City in 1952. She spent her childhood and teenage years in the Mexican capital. During the school holidays she always went to Yucatan, the home state of her father, whose native tongue is Maya, and her mother who was of Catalan-Irish descent. Following the premature death of her mother, her father sent her to a boarding school in Yankton, South Dakota to complete her schooling. She then returned to Mexico to study Spanish and Latin American Literature at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City. The author of several important books, including El sueno del cazador, Aurora, Intemperie, as well as a Collected Poems entitled Musica inaudita (Eds. Verdehalago, 2004), she is also the translator into Spanish of works by Samuel Beckett, H.D., Seamus Heaney, William Carlos Williams, Gertrude Stein, Robert Hass, Robert Creeley and others. A Selected Poems, titled No Shelter, was published in Forrest Gander's translation by Graywolf Press (USA) in 2002. Pura Lopez-Colome lives in Cuernavaca, Mexico, with her husband, a scientist and musician, and their children.

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Author : Pura Lopez-Colome
Publisher : Shearsman Books
Data Published : 15 November 2007
ISBN : 1905700385
EAN : 9781905700387
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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