Small Hours of the Night by Roque Dalton
Selected Poems of Roque Dalton

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poetry, various translators
 

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An enormously influential figure in the history of Latin America as a poet, essayist, intellectual and revolutionary. As a poet who brilliantly fused politics and art, his example could be said to have permanently changed the direction of Central American poetry. His legacy extends beyond his achievements as a poet to his political writings and his work as revolutionary. Hardie St. Martin is a well-known editor and translator of Spanish poetry and prose. His works of translation include Memoirs by Pablo Neruda, the Garden Next Door by Jose Denoso, and Tierra del Fuego: An Historical Novel by Sylvia Iparraguirre.
 
Published September 1, 1996 by Curbstone Books. 228 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Long overlooked in the U.S., Dalton was born in El Salvador in 1935. He joined the Communist Party and became a guerrilla in the El Salvadoran revolution, producing a massive body of poems before bein

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""Man uses his old disasters like a mirror./ An hour or so after dusk/ the man picks up the painful remnants of his day/ and worried sick he puts them right next to his heart/ he sweats like a TB patient fighting for his life/ and sinks into his deep lonely rooms."" Many of the poems written in e...

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