product description page

Bearing the Mask : Southwestern Persona Poems (Paperback)

$18.95
MSRPReg: $19.95 Save $1.00 (5% off)
shipping not available
free order pickup not available
not sold at Manhattan Herald Square

about this item

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Native American Studies.

From the Foreword: "A unique glimpse at a special region known to some as borderlands, this anthology of persona poems gives articulate voice to the many peoples and periods that have made their mark on this scarred and sacred land of deserts and rivers, Indian petroglyphs and fifty-foot marionettes, haciendas and Air Force bases, this ground so varied in climate and culture but so unified in spirit. The spirit of this terra incognita fits its original definition as "unknown territory," for unknown also implies undefined and therefore unbound, open to interpretation. The reach of these voices is both global and personal. From Years Following Her Death, Former Texas Slave Silvia King Speaks to a Kidnapped Nigerian Girl to Chester Nez Arriving at Guadalcanal, 1942, these are human voices in all their honesty and depth of caring."—Carmen Tafolla

more to consider

  • Betsy Schneider : To Be Thirteen (Hardcover) (Rebecca  Senf)

    $28.46

  • Bakersville Dozen (Hardcover) (Kristina Mcbride)

    $12.23

  • Barron's Common Core Success Grade 3 English Language Arts : Learn, Review, Apply (Workbook) (Paperback)

    $9.09

  • Battle Rabbits 4 (Paperback) (Ameichi)

    $9.20

  • Beginning Android Games (Paperback) (Robert Green & Mario Zechner & Chad Darby)

    $30.59

recommended

  • SheaMoisture® Mongongo & Hemp Seed Oils High Porosity Moisture-Seal Shampoo - 13 fl oz

    $10.99

  • 2018 TF Publishing Desk Calendar

  • Employment Discrimination (Paperback) (Joel Wm. Friedman)

    $50.30

  • Thousands : Poems (Paperback) (Lightsey Darst)

    $11.56

  • Love Print Throw Pillow Collection - Surya

    $20.99 - $27.99


from the manufacturer


guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.