Duende : poems

by Tracy K. Smith

Paperback, 2007

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Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, c2007.

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The award-winning second collection by the Poet Laureate of the United States Duende, that dark and elusive force described by Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca, is the creative and ecstatic power an artist seeks to channel from within. It can lead the artist toward revelation, but it must also, Lorca says, accept and even serenade the possibility of death. Tracy K. Smith's bold second poetry collection explores history and the intersections of folk traditions, political resistance, and personal survival.Duendegives passionate testament to suppressed cultures, and allows them to sing.

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10057
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