Rebellion Is the Circle of a Lover's Hands/Rebelió

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ISBN 978-0-915306-95-4
Publication Date
July 1995
Page Count
123 pages
Trim Size
5.5 x 8.5

Rebellion Is the Circle of a Lover's Hands/Rebelió

Martín Espada

Poems in English and Spanish that discuss what it means to be Puerto Rican in the United States today.
About the Author

MARTÍN ESPADA, born in Brooklyn in 1957, has been called the Latino poet of his generation. The author of fourteen collections of poetry, he is also an editor, essayist, and translator. He is currently a professor in the Department of English at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst.


"Astonishingly bold young poet." —New York Times Book Reviews

"Espada is a responsible and caring poet with a talent that equals his task." —Gary Soto, Small Press

"His poems are, by turns, ferocious, tender, ardently political or touching biographical." —Christian Science Moniter