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The Resource Taking the arrow out of the heart : poems, Alice Walker ; translated by Manuel García Verdecia

Taking the arrow out of the heart : poems, Alice Walker ; translated by Manuel García Verdecia

Label
Taking the arrow out of the heart : poems
Title
Taking the arrow out of the heart
Title remainder
poems
Statement of responsibility
Alice Walker ; translated by Manuel García Verdecia
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Alice Walker crafts a bilingual collection that is both playfully imaginative and intensely moving. Presented in both English and Spanish, Alice Walker shares a timely collection of nearly seventy works of passionate and powerful poetry that bears witness to our troubled times, while also chronicling a life well-lived. Walker encourages us to honor the divine that lives inside all of us and brings her legendary free verse to the page once again, demonstrating that she remains a revolutionary poet and an inspiration to generations of fans"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walker, Alice
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
no index present
Language note
The poems are in English and Spanish
LC call number
PS3573.A425
LC item number
T218 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1944-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • García Verdecia, Manuel
  • Walker, Alice
  • Walker, Alice
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Walker, Alice
  • Poetry
Target audience
adult
Label
Taking the arrow out of the heart : poems, Alice Walker ; translated by Manuel García Verdecia
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Includes complete Spanish translation"--Cover
  • Poems were translated into Spanish by the Cuban poet and translator Manuel García Verdecia
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A note about the translator, by Alice Walker -- Translating Alice Walker : a work of intellectual and spiritual growth -- The long road home -- Breathing -- Here it is! -- The new Dark Ages -- Loving Oakland -- Is Celie actually ugly? -- The world is standing up for Palestine -- Wherever you are grieving -- To have once -- They will always be more beautiful than you -- Imagine -- Refugees -- The world rising -- Lodestar -- Ancestors never sleep -- Especially to the toddlers of Iran (and other countries) and those just learning to ride bikes -- The future captured in a heartless fist -- Julian -- The dancing shack -- The circle -- The king has gone away for good: long live the king! -- Welcome to the picnic -- The lesson -- All the fast car ads look crazy now -- Light a candle -- My 12-12-12 -- And in the red box -- You were sixteen -- Fullness of heart -- Aloisea inyumba, presente -- I confess I do not understand the mind that needs to cause this suffering -- Not from here -- I am telling you, discouraged one, we will win -- We are never without help -- The good ones -- What does it take to be happy? -- Later we would miss you so much -- Necks of clay -- Who the Annunaki saw? -- Inner landscape -- Hope is a woman who has lost her fear -- Sweet people are everywhere -- And when they spy on us -- Confident anticipation of joy -- The mother of trees -- Never pass up an opportunity to kiss -- The Iron Age, the age of sorrow -- When a poet dies -- The language of bombs -- Talking to Hamas -- Don't give up (beautiful child, other self) -- Gather -- Making frittatas -- At the door of Pollsmoor Prison -- Burnt offerings -- A blessing -- The prize itself -- To the po'lice -- Depopulation blues -- Depopulation blues #2 -- What is to be done> Who is to do it? -- Banning cruelty -- The energy of the wave -- I believe the women -- The slain children of Palestine hold council in paradise -- Mongers of war -- To win -- Morning in the village -- Taking my seat
Control code
21429267
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First 37 INK/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xxvi, 259 pages
Isbn
9781501179525
Lccn
2018028191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Taking the arrow out of the heart : poems, Alice Walker ; translated by Manuel García Verdecia
Publication
Note
  • "Includes complete Spanish translation"--Cover
  • Poems were translated into Spanish by the Cuban poet and translator Manuel García Verdecia
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A note about the translator, by Alice Walker -- Translating Alice Walker : a work of intellectual and spiritual growth -- The long road home -- Breathing -- Here it is! -- The new Dark Ages -- Loving Oakland -- Is Celie actually ugly? -- The world is standing up for Palestine -- Wherever you are grieving -- To have once -- They will always be more beautiful than you -- Imagine -- Refugees -- The world rising -- Lodestar -- Ancestors never sleep -- Especially to the toddlers of Iran (and other countries) and those just learning to ride bikes -- The future captured in a heartless fist -- Julian -- The dancing shack -- The circle -- The king has gone away for good: long live the king! -- Welcome to the picnic -- The lesson -- All the fast car ads look crazy now -- Light a candle -- My 12-12-12 -- And in the red box -- You were sixteen -- Fullness of heart -- Aloisea inyumba, presente -- I confess I do not understand the mind that needs to cause this suffering -- Not from here -- I am telling you, discouraged one, we will win -- We are never without help -- The good ones -- What does it take to be happy? -- Later we would miss you so much -- Necks of clay -- Who the Annunaki saw? -- Inner landscape -- Hope is a woman who has lost her fear -- Sweet people are everywhere -- And when they spy on us -- Confident anticipation of joy -- The mother of trees -- Never pass up an opportunity to kiss -- The Iron Age, the age of sorrow -- When a poet dies -- The language of bombs -- Talking to Hamas -- Don't give up (beautiful child, other self) -- Gather -- Making frittatas -- At the door of Pollsmoor Prison -- Burnt offerings -- A blessing -- The prize itself -- To the po'lice -- Depopulation blues -- Depopulation blues #2 -- What is to be done> Who is to do it? -- Banning cruelty -- The energy of the wave -- I believe the women -- The slain children of Palestine hold council in paradise -- Mongers of war -- To win -- Morning in the village -- Taking my seat
Control code
21429267
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First 37 INK/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xxvi, 259 pages
Isbn
9781501179525
Lccn
2018028191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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