Francisco X. Alarcón

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Poetry of Resistance

Voices for Social Justice

The University of Arizona Press

Poetry of Resistance offers a poetic call for tolerance, reflection, reconciliation, and healing. Bringing together more than eighty writers, the anthology powerfully articulates the need for change and the primacy of basic human rights.

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Canto hondo / Deep Song

The University of Arizona Press

Canto hondo / Deep Song includes 106 poems, in both Spanish and English, in the style of Federico García Lorca, which has been compared to “the trilling of birds” and “the natural music of woods and streams.” An important voice in Chicano and GLBT poetry, Alarcón’s new work is his most complex and emotionally powerful published.

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Snake Poems

An Aztec Invocation

The University of Arizona Press

This special edition of Snake Poems offers Nahuatl, Spanish, and English renditions of 104 poems based on Nahuatl invocations and spells that have survived more than three centuries, with a modern ecopoetic response from the late Francisco X. Alarcón.

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