Only the road = Solo el camino : eight decades of Cuban poetry / edited and translated by Margaret Randall.

Durham : Duke University Press, 2016.
1 online resource (526 pages)


Summary note
Featuring the work of more than fifty poets writing across the last eight decades, Only the Road / Solo el Camino is the most complete bilingual anthology of Cuban poetry available to an English readership. It is distinguished by its stylistic breadth and the diversity of its contributors, who come from throughout Cuba and its diaspora and include luminaries, lesser-known voices, and several Afro-Cuban and LGBTQ poets. Nearly half of the poets in the collection are women. Only the Road paints a full and dynamic picture of modern Cuban life and poetry, highlighting their unique features and idiosyncrasies, the changes across generations, and the ebbs and flows between repression and freedom following the Revolution. Poet Margaret Randall, who translated each poem, contributes extensive biographical notes for each poet and a historical introduction to twentieth-century Cuban poetry.
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Description based on print version record.
Language note
  • Nicolalás Guillén
  • Dulce María Loynaz
  • Emilio Ballagas
  • Felix Pita Rodríguez
  • José Lezama Lima
  • Virgilio Piñera
  • Samuel Feijóo
  • Gastón Baquero
  • Cleva Solís
  • Eliseo Diego
  • Cintio Vitier
  • Fina García Marruz
  • Carilda Oliver Labra
  • Fayad Jamís
  • Pablo Armando Fernández
  • Roberto Fernández Retamar
  • Heberto Padilla
  • Georgina Herrera
  • Lourdes Casal
  • Miguel Barnet
  • Basilia Papastamatíu
  • José Kozer
  • Belkis Cuza Malé
  • Luis Rogelio Nogueras
  • Nancy Morejón
  • Minerva Salado
  • Lina de Feria
  • Magali Alabau
  • Excilia Saldaña
  • Mirta Yáñez
  • Raul Hernández Novás
  • Luis Lorente
  • José Pérez Olivares
  • Norberto Codina
  • Alex Fleites
  • Víctor Rodríguez Núñez
  • Marilyn Bobes
  • Alfredo Zaldívar
  • Angel Escobar
  • Sigfredo Ariel
  • Alberto Rodríguez Tosca
  • Caridad Atencio
  • Omar Pérez López
  • Laura Ruiz Montes.
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Issued also in print.
Other title(s)
  • Solo el camino
  • Solo el camino.
  • Solo el camino. English.
  • 1143302354
  • 956474397
  • 10.1515/9780822373858
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