Product Description
Product Details

About the Author

ALFRED ARTEAGA (1950-2008) is a renowned Chicanx poet and scholar whose work stretches across cultural and linguistic barriers. He was professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. DAVID LLOYD is a professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, and author of several books on postcolonial and cultural theory, literature, poetry and poetics. CHERRIE MORAGA is a Chicana writer, feminist activist, poet, essayist, and playwright. She is part of the faculty at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the Department of English.


When the Greater American People (from Alaska to Patagonia) finally emerge, the world will point to cultural-political imaginations like Alfred Arteaga's as having been essential to that epic story. The scintillating linguistic achievements in these works urge us towards a post-national (post-surveillance) commons where intertwined destinies can freely sing and dance.--Rodrigo Toscano, author of Explosion Rocks Springfield

Alfred Arteaga's poems have the courage of dislocation, moved in underworld descent, migration, prophecy, protest, starry skies, and heteroglossia. Gathered at last into a single book, Xicancuicatl is an epic cycle for our times.--Edgar Garcia, author of Skins of Columbus: A Dream Ethnography

Xicancuicatl collects some of the most challenging and beautiful poetry from the last fin de siecle, but it does so without a whiff of museum mustiness because the topics and tactics engaged by Arteaga speak directly to a world energized by a new understanding of the urgency of addressing the social and political exigencies of race in poetry, and through poetic means.--Craig Dworkin, author of Dictionary Poetics: Toward a Radical Lexicography

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling Xicancuicatl: Collected Poems (Wesleyan Poetry Series) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top