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Publication Date
July 1995
Page Count
143 pages
Trim Size
5.4 x 8.4


Claribel Alegría, translated from the Spanish by D. J. Flakoll

Well-known for her incisive descriptions of war and violence in El Salvador, Claribel Alegría is one of Central America's most eminent poets. In Fugues, a lucid and strikingly beautiful original collection, she looks squarely into the face of mortality, love, and aging, to explore the personal as well as universal questions that face each human being.
About the Author

Claribel Alegría, born in El Salvador, has been called "one of the rgion's finest writers" by The Washington Post. She has published over forty books including fifteen collections of poetry, and is a recipient of the Casa de las Americas Prize of Cuba. Her works in English include Ashes of Izalco, Luisa in Realityland, and Family Album.

"[This] Nicaraguan-born poet has been writing passionate, luminous poetry for nearly 50 years." —Publishers Weekly