"Por nuestra cultura hablarán nuestros libros. Our books shall speak for our culture."
Poems of Ramón López Velarde. Ramón López Velarde. Edited and translated by Mark Jacobs. ISBN: 978-1494243791 $22.95
“The essential and supreme poet of our extensive Americas.” —Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda
“López Velarde is the most admired and most carefully studied poet in Mexico . . . [He] left us a few poems . . . so perfect that it is foolish to lament those that death prevented him from writing.”—Nobel Laureate Octavio Paz
“López Velarde . . . was a wonder.” —Jorge Luis Borges
Millions of Mexicans know Ramón López Velarde as the author of Suave Patria, the national poem of Mexico, and a modernist masterpiece. But few inside or outside Mexico know the high opinion of him held by his fellow greats of Latin American poetry.
Poetry, Latino Latina Poetry, Chicano Latino Poetry, Mexican American
Latino Poetry, Latin American Poetry, Latin American Latino Poetry, Hispanic literature,
Latino literature, Best Seller, Mexican poetry in translation, Spanish/English poetry in parallel text