Semantics of the World: Selected Poems (Paperback)

Semantics of the World: Selected Poems By Rómulo Bustos Aguirre, Nohora Arrieta Fernández (Editor), Nohora Arrieta Fernández (Translator) Cover Image
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A poet of both the body and spirit, the work of R mulo Bustos Aguirre often explores the nature of existence at the turn of the twenty-first century--humankind's relationship to itself and the universe, the meaning or purpose, if any, of human existence, and the daunting task of discerning that meaning. Critics have described his poetry as highly refined lyricism, metaphysical, existential, and at times erotic. Semantics of the World introduces the English-speaking world to the exciting work of R mulo Bustos Aguirre, one of Colombia's most celebrated living writers.

This selection of extraordinary poems, edited and translated by Nohora Arrieta Fern ndez and Mark A. Sanders, presents Bustos Aguirre's works in Spanish alongside their English translations and features the critical apparatus necessary for making Bustos Aguirre's poetry more accessible to students, scholars, and the general reading public. The volume offers the perfect introduction to R mulo Bustos Aguirre and his poetry for critical and popular audiences throughout the Anglosphere.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780826364241
ISBN-10: 0826364241
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication Date: December 1st, 2022
Pages: 264
Language: English