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Flor­bela Es­panca, Se­lected Po­ems

by Flor­bela Es­panca

Trans­lated by Bil­lie J. Maci­u­nas

The first col­lec­tion of Flor­bela Es­panca’s (1894–1930) po­etry to ap­pear in English, Our Book is a song of the self—a procla­ma­tion of love, tor­ment, and erotic ex­al­ta­tion in son­net form—all in­tri­cately linked to the poet’s life, mythol­o­gized as it trans­gressed the lot of women in Por­tuguese so­ci­ety.

9781934029329 • Pa­per, $15 160 pages • Po­etry

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