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TWENTIETH CENTURY MEXICAN POETRY IN TRANSLATION

Individual Poets

ARIDJIS, Homero (b. 1940)

BLUE SPACES/Los Espacios Azules ed. with intro. Kenneth Rexroth, W. S. Merwin, Spanish & English texts. Seabury Press (NY) 191pp (intro. 11-12) 1974 paper & cloth.

EXALTATION OF LIGHT ed. & tr. Eliot Weinberger, Spanish & English texts. BOA Editions (NY) 159pp 1981 paper & cloth.

PERSEPHONE tr. Betty Ferber, English text only. Aventura (Vintage Books) (NY) 200pp 1986 paper only.

EYES TO SEE OTHERWISE/OJOS DE OTRO MIRAR - Selected Poems 1960-2000 - ed. Betty Ferber, McWhirter George, tr. eds., Jerome Rothenbergh, Eliot Weinberger, W. S.Merwin, & others Spanish & English texts. Carcanet Press (Manchester) 312pp (pref. etc. xxi-xxiv, indexes 294-312) 2001 paper only.

EYES TO SEE OTHERWISE/OJOS DE OTRO MIRAR - Selected Poems 1960-2000 - ed. Betty Ferber, McWhirter George, tr. eds., Jerome Rothenbergh, Eliot Weinberger, W. S.Merwin, & others Spanish & English texts. New Directions Publishing Co. (NY) 312pp 2002 paper only.

ARREOLA, Juan José (b. 1918-19[..])

CONFABULARIO AND OTHER INVENTIONS tr. with intro. George C. Schade, English text only. University of Texas Press (Austin TX) 245pp (intro. [..-xviii]) 1964 (repr. '[..]) paper & cloth.

BELTRAN, Gerardo (b. 1958)

APRIL/ABRIL tr. John Burns, English text only. Backwoods Broadsides (Ellsworth, Maine) approx. 8pp 2000 paper only. (folded broad-sheet)

BERMAN, Sabina

BLANCO, Alberto (b. 1951)

DAWN OF THE SENSES ed. Juvenal Acosta, tr. James Nolan, Mark Schafer, John Oliver Simon, Julian Palley, & others. José Emilio Pacheco, Spanish & English texts. City Lights Publishers (San Francisco) 215pp (bil. intros. viii-xvii) 1995 paper only. Pocket Books 52.

BRACHO, Coral (b. 1951)

OF THEIR ORNATE EYES OF CRYSTALLINE SAND tr. Forrest Gander, English text only. Duration Press (Sausalito CA) approx. 16pp 1999 paper only (chapbook)

WATERSILKS ed. Theo Dorgan, Coral Bracho, ed., Tony Curtis, James McCauley, & other poets. English text only. Poetry Ireland (Dublin) 50pp (note p.50) 2000 paper only.

CASTAÑON, Adolfo (b. 1952)

THE PASSING OF OCTAVIO PAZ/TRANSITO DE OCTAVO PAZ tr. with fore. Beatriz Zeller, Spanish & English texts. Mosaic Press (Toronto) 37pp (fore. ix-xii) 2000 paper only.

CASTELLANOS, Rosario (1925-1974)

LOOKING AT THE MONA LISA tr. Maureen Ahern, English text only. Rivelin Press (Bradford)/Ecuatorial (London) 27pp 1981 paper only (with wrs.) Pamphlet in ed. of 250.

THE SELECTED POEMS OF ROSARIO CASTELLANOS ed. Cecilia Vicuna, Magda Bogin, tr. Magda Bogin, Spanish & English texts. Graywolf Press (St. Paul MN) 105pp (intros. vii-xvi) 1988 paper only. A Palabra Sur book.

MEDITATION ON THE THRESHOLD - A Bilingual Anthology - tr. with intro. Julian Palley, Gabriella de Beer, Spanish & English texts. Bilingual Review Press/ Editorial Bilingue (Tempe AZ) 176pp (intros.9-46, notes 172-176) 1988 paper only.

DENIZ, Gerardo (b. 1934)

POEMAS/POEMS ed. & tr. Monica de la Torre, Josué Ramírez, Spanish & English texts.

FRAIRE, Isabel (b. 1934)

POEMS tr. with intro. Thomas Hoeksma, Spanish & English texts. Mundus Artium Press (Athens OH) 99pp (intro. 2-10) 1975 paper & cloth.

POEMS IN THE LAP OF DEATH tr. Thomas Hoeksma, Spanish & English texts. Latin American Literary Review Press (Pittsburgh) 99pp (pref 5pp) 1981 paper only.

GARDEA, Jesús (b. 1939-[....])

CANCIONES PARA UNA SOLA CUERDA/SONGS FOR A SINGLE CORD tr. Robert L. Giron, Spanish & English texts. Gival Press (Arlington VA) 63pp 2002 paper only.

GERVITS, Gloria (b. 1943)

MIGRATIONS/MIGRACIONES tr. with aft. Mark Schafer, Spanish & English texts. Shearsman Books (Exeter UK)/ with The European Jewish PUblicatons Society (London) 399pp (pref. 7-9, aft. 197-214) 2004 paper only.

GOROSTIZA, José (1901-1973)

DEATH WITHOUT END/MUERTE SIN FIN tr. with fore. Laura Villasenor, Spanish & English texts. University of Texas Press (Austin TX) 1969.

DEATH WITHOUT END/MUERTE SIN FIN tr. with pref. Laura Villasenor, intro. Salvador Novo, Spanish & English texts. The Ark Press (UK) 61pp (intro. 7-9) 1972 cloth only.

HUERTA, Efraín (1941-1982)

5000.000 AZALEAS - Selected Poems of Efraín Huerta - ed. Jack Hirschman, tr. Jim Normington, intro. Ilan Stavans, Spanish & English texts. Curbstone Press (Willimantic CT) 201pp (intro. xi-xvii, notes 2pp) 2001 paper only.

de JESUS, Diego (b. 1965)

ALUD DE LA SAL tr. with intro.Jason Wilson, Amanda Hopkinson, J.D. Taylor, Stephen Watts, Diegode Jesus, Spanish & English texts. Libros De La Mancuspia (Monterrey, Mexico) 65pp (bil. intro. 7-11) 1998 paper only.

LOPEZ-COLOMÉ, Pura (b. 1952)

AURORA tr. Forrest Gander, English text only. Duration Press (Sausalito CA) approx. 32pp 1999 paper only (chapbook).

NO SHELTER - The Selected Poems - tr. with intro. Forrest Gander, Spanish & English texts. Graywolf Press (St. Paul MN) 87pp (intro. vii-xi) 2002 paper only.

LOPEZ VELARDE, Rámon (1888-1921)

NEW BEGINNING tr. J.C.R. Green, English text only. Aquila/The Phaeton Press (Portree, Isle of Skye) 22pp (intro. 3-4) 1982 paper only (pamphlet).

SONG OF THE HEART - Selected Poems - tr. Margaret Sayers Peden, Spanish & English texts. University of Texas Press (Austin TX) 104pp (aft. 103-104) 1995 paper & cloth.

MACIEL, Olivia (b. 1957)

LUNA DE CAL/LIMESTONE MOON - Poemas - tr. Eric Rosenberg, Spanish & English texts. Black Swan Press/El Cisne Negro Ediciones (Chicago) 111pp 2000 paper only.

FILIGRANA ENCENDIDA/FILIGREE OF LIGHT - Poemas - tr. Dan Bursztyn, Spanish & English texts. Swan Isle Press/La Isla del Cisne Ediciones (Chicago) 93pp 2002 cloth only.

MEZA, Gilberto (b. 1954)

TESTAMENT FOR MAN tr. Theresa Mortiz, A. F. Mortiz, English text only. Dreadnaught Press (Toronto) 78pp 1982 paper only.

MONTES DE OCA, Marco Antonio (b. 1932)

ON THE RUINS OF BABYLON WITH TIRESIAS tr. Rolf Henneques, English text only. Wattle Grove Press (Newnham, Tasmania) XIXpp (intro. 2pp) 1964 paper only.

THE HEART OF THE FLUTE tr. Laura Villasenor, intro. Octavio Paz, Spanish & English texts. Ohio University Press (Athens OH) 59pp (pref. 2pp) 1979 paper & cloth. Choice of the International Poetry Forum Vol.1.

TWENTY-ONE POEMS tr. Laura Villasenor, Octavio Paz, Spanish & English texts. Latin American Literary Review Press (Philadelphia) 1982 paper only.

PACHECO, José Emilio (b. 1939)

ARBOL ENTRE DOS MUROS/TREE BETWEEN TWO WALLS tr. Ed Dorn, Gordon Brotherston, Spanish & English texts. Black Sparrow Press (Los Angeles) 15pp 1969 paper only.

DON'T ASK ME HOW THE TIME GOES BY - Poems 1964-1968 - tr. Alastair Reid, Spanish & English texts. Columbia University Press (NY & London) 155pp 1978 paper & cloth.

SIGNALS FROM THE FLAMES - Selected Poems - tr. with intro. Thomas Hoeksma, Spanish & English texts. Latin American Literary Review Press (Pittsburgh) 97pp (intro. 1-15) 1980 paper only.

SELECTED POEMS ed. George Mcwhirter, José Emilio Pacheco, tr. Thomas Hoeksma, Alastair Reid, Linda Scheer, & others. Spanish & English texts. New Directions Publishing Co. (NY) 208pp (intro. vii-ix, notes etc.197-208) 1987 paper & cloth.

AN ARK FOR THE NEXT MILLENNIUM tr. Margaret Sayers Peden, sel. Jorge Esquinca, Spanish & English texts. University of Texas Press (Austin TX) 147pp 1993 paper & cloth.

CITY OF MEMORY - And Other Poems - tr. with prefs. Cynthia Steele, David Lauer, intro. Juvenal Acosta, Spanish & English texts. City Lights Books (San Francisco) 195pp (intros. vii-xix, notes 193-195) 1997 paper only.

PAST, Ambar (b. 1949)

THE SEA ON ITS SIDE tr. Jack Hirschman, Ambar Past, English text only. Post-Apollo Press (Sausalito CA) 28pp (intro. 4pp) 1994 paper only.

PAZ, Octavio (1914-1998)

SUN STONE tr. with pref. Muriel Rukeyser, Spanish & English texts. New Directions Publishing (NY) 47pp (fore. 5-8) n.d. [early 60's] paper only. World Poets Series.

SUN-STONE tr. with pref. Peter Miller, Spanish & English texts. Contact Press (Toronto) 67pp (pref. ix-xii, notes 65-67) 1963 paper only.

SELECTED POEMS OF OCTAVIO PAZ tr. with fore. Muriel Rukeyser, Spanish & English texts. Indiana University Press (Bloomington IN) 171pp (fore. 8-13) 1963 cloth only.

PIEDRA DE SOL/THE SUN STONE tr. Donald Gardner, Spanish & English texts. Cosmos Publications (York) 31pp 1969 paper only.

AGUILA O SOL?/EAGLE OR SUN? tr. Eliot Weinberger, Spanish & English texts. October House (Garden City NY) 125pp 1970 cloth.

CONFIGURATIONS tr. Charles Tomlinson, Lysnader Kemp, Muriel Rukeyser, & others (inclued poet) Spanish & English texts. Jonathan Cape (London) 198pp (intro. 4pp, notes 196-198) 1971 cloth only.

CONFIGURATIONS tr.Charles Tomlinson, Lysnader Kemp, Muriel Rukeyser, & others (inclued poet) Spanish & English texts. New Directions Publishing Co. (NY) 198pp (intro. 4pp, notes 196-198) 1971 with reprs. paper & cloth.

EARLY POEMS 1935-1955 tr. with fore. Muriel Rukeyser, (with others trs. by Lysander Kemp, Paul Blackburn, & William Carlos Williams, ) Spanish & English texts. New Directions Publishing Co. (NY) 145pp (fores. v-xi) 1973 paper only.

EARLY POEMS 1935-1955 tr. with fore. Muriel Rukeyser, (with others trs. by Lysander Kemp, Paul Blackburn, & William Carlos Williams, ) Spanish & English texts. Indiana University Press (Bloomington IN) 145pp (fores. v-xi) 1977 cloth only.

3 NOTATIONS/ROTATIONS tr. Eliot Weinberger., Carpenter Center for Visual Arts Harvard University (USA) 1974.

BLANCO tr. Eliot Weinberger., The Press (NY) 1974.

AGUILA O SOL?/EAGLE OR SUN? tr. Eliot Weinberger, Spanish & English texts. New Directions Publishing Co. (NY) 121pp 1976 paper & cloth.

A DRAFT OF SHADOWS - And Other Poems - ed. & tr. Eliot Weinberger, With add.trs. Mark Strand, Elizabeth Bishop, Spanish & English texts. New Directions Publishing Co. (NY) 186pp (notes 184-186) 1979 paper & cloth.

SELECTED POEMS ed. Charles Tomlinson, vr.trs. incl. Charles Tomlinson, Spanish & English texts. Penguin Books (London) 207pp 1979 paper only.

AIRBORN/HIJOS DE AIRE tr. Charles Tomlinson, Spanish & English texts. Anvil Press Poetry (London) 1981 paper only.

THE MONKEY GRAMMARIAN tr. Helen Lane, English text only. Seaver Books (NY) 1981 paper & cloth.

OBSIDIAN BUTTERFLY tr. with noteEliot Weinberger, Spanish & English texts. Ediciones Poligrafa (Barcelona) 1983.

SELECTED POEMS ed. Eliot Weinberger, vr.trs. incl. Eliot Weinberger, Spanish & English texts. New Directions Publishing Co. (NY) 147pp (intro. ix-xii, notes 143-147) 1984 paper & cloth. NDP 574.

CUATRO CHOPOS/THE FOUR POPLARS tr. Eliot Weinberger, Spanish & English texts. Center for Editions Works (NY) 12pp 1985 paper only.

IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS PHRASE - And others poems - tr. Eliot Weinberger, English text only. Eurographica (Helsinki) 68pp (app. 9pp) 1987 paper only.

HOMAGE AND DESECRATIONS/HOMENAJE Y PROFANACIONES tr. Eliot Weinberger., Spanish & English Texts The Red Ozier Press (NY) approx. 15pp 1987. cloth only.

THE COLLECTED POEMS OF OCTAVIO PAZ 1957-1987 ed. & tr. Eliot Weinberger, (with others trs. by Charles Tomlibson, Elisabeth Bishop, Paul Blackburn, & others) Spanish & English texts. New Directions Publishing Co. (NY) 689pp (pref. xiii-xvii, poet's notes etc. 637-669) 1987 (prer. 1990 paper & cloth.

THE COLLECTED POEMS 1957-1987 ed. & tr. Eliot Weinberger, (with others trs. by Charles Tomlibson, Elisabeth Bishop, Paul Blackburn, & others) Spanish & English texts. Carcanet Press (Manchester) 669pp (pref. xiii-xvii, notes etc. 637-669) 1988 cloth only.

A TREE WITHIN tr. with notes Eliot Weinberger, Spanish & English texts. New Directions Publishing Co. (NY) 164pp (notes 157-164) 1988 paper only.

THE MONKEY GRAMMARIAN tr. Helen Lane, English text only. Peter Owen Publishers (London) 162pp 1989 cloth only.

BETWEEN SWEDEN AND MEXICO tr. Jason Wilson, Charles Tomlinson, Anthony Edkins, Mary Grew, Spanish & English texts. Adam Poets (London) unpagg. approx. 15pp 1990 paper only.

AGUILA O SOL?/EAGLE OR SUN? tr. Eliot Weinberger, Spanish & English texts. Peter Owen Ltd. (London) 121pp 1990 cloth only.

COLLECTED POEMS 1957-1987 ed. & tr. Eliot Weinberger, (with others trs. by Charles Tomlibson, Elisabeth Bishop, Paul Blackburn, & others) Spanish & English texts. Paladin (London) 669pp (pref. xiii-xvii, notes etc. 637-669) 1991 paper only.

SUNSTONE/PIEDRA DE SOL tr. with notes Eliot Weinberger, Spanish & English texts. New Directions Publishing Co. (NY) 59pp (bil. notes 56-59) 1991 paper & cloth.

A TALE OF TWO GARDENS - Poems From India 1952-1995 - ed. & tr. Eliot Weinberger, English text only. New Directions Publishing Co. (NY) 111pp (intro. 9-11, poet's notes [..]- 111) 1997 paper only.

PONCE, Manuel (b. 1913)

ALGUNOS DE MIS POEMAS/SOME OF MY POEMS tr. with intro.María Luisa Rodríguez Lee, Spanish & English texts. Latin American Literary Review Press (Pittsburgh) 126pp (intro. 5-15, biblio. p.126) 1987 paper only.

SABINA, María (1894-19[..])

MARIA SABINA: SELECTIONS ed. with pref. Jerome Rothenberg, tr. Henry Munn, & others. comm. Alvaro Estrada, & others. English text only. University of California Press (Berkeley CA & London) 204pp (pref. ix-xxi, poet's prose 3-79, chants 83-123, comm. etc. 127-204 paper & cloth. Tr. of 'Life' 7 & 'Chants' of María Sabina with commentary essays & tributes by Homero Aridjis, Anne Waldman, Juan Gregorio Regino & others. With 3 photos. Poets for The Millennium Series.

SABINES, Jaime (b. 1926)

TARUMBA - The Selected Poems Of Jaime Sabines - ed. & tr. Philip Levine, Ernesto Trejo, Spanish & English texts. Twin Peaks Press (San Francisco) 87pp (intro. 5-6) 1979 paper only. Poetry In Translation Series.

PIECES OF SHADOW - Selected Poems - tr. W. S. Merwin, Spanish & English texts. Papeles Privados (Mexico City) 205pp (bil.prefs.14-37) 1995 paper only (wrs.).

TORRES BODET, Jaime (1902-1974)

SELECTED POEMS ed. & tr. Sonja Karsen, Spanish & English texts. Indiana University Press (Bloomington IN) 155pp (intro. 11-31, notes etc. 151-155) 1964 cloth only.

SONG OF SERENE VOICES tr. J.C.R. Green, English text. Aquila/The Phaeton Press (Portree, Isle of Skye) 22pp (intro. 3-4) 1982 paper only.

VILLAURRUTIA, Xavier (1903-1950)

NOSTALGIA FOR DEATH/ & HIEROGLYPHS OF DESIRE ed. & tr. Eliot Weinberger, Spanish & English texts of poetry. Copper Canyon Press (Port Townsend WA) 148pp (note 1-2, prose 95-148) 1993 paper & cloth.

I PROHIBIT ME TO TELL OUR SECRET - The Complete Poems Of Xavier Villaurrutia - tr. Drew McCord, Spanish & English texts. SARU Press International (Sedona AZ) 19[..] paper.

HOMESICK FOR DEATH - Dead Nocturnes The Complete Poems - tr. D.M. Stroud, Elías Nandino, Spanish & English texts. Saru Press (San Francisco & Seattle WA) 275pp (prefs. xiii-xxii, aft. & notes 255-275) 2004 paper only.

Anthologies

NEW POETRY OF MEXICO sel. with notes Octavio Paz, bil. ed. Mark Strand, vr.trs. incl.Mark Strand, Spanish & English texts. E.P.Dutton (NY) 187pp (intros.11-18, index 181-186) 1970 paper & cloth.

NEW MEXICAN POETRY tr. J.C.R. Green, English text only. Aquila/The Phaeton Press (Portree, Isle Of Skye) 22pp 1982 paper only (pamphlet).

POETRY OF TRANSITION: MEXICAN POETRY OF THE 1960's & 1970's ed. Linda Scheer, Miguel Florez Ramirez, tr.Linda Scheer, (mainly) Miguel Florez Ramirez, English text only. Translation Press (Ann Arbor MI) 204pp (pref. 9-11) 1984 paper only.

UN OJO EN EL MURO: AN EYE THROUGH THE WALL - Mexican Poetry 1970-1985 - ed. Enrique R. Lamadrid, Mario del Valle, tr. ed., Ernesto Antonio Mares, Jim Sagel, John Brandi, Spanish & English texts. Tooth of Time Books (Santa Fe NM) 223pp (prol.5-7) 1986 paper only.

EN BREVE: MINIMALISM IN MEXICAN POETRY 1900-1985 tr. with prol. Enrique R. Lamadrid, E. A. Mares, Spanish & English texts. Tooth of Time Books (Santa Fe NM) 79pp (prol. 4-9) 1988 paper only,

THE FERTILE RHYTHMS - Contemporary Women Poets of Mexico - ed. Thomas Hoeksma, tr. ed. & Romelia Enríquez, intros. Gabriel Zaid, Mary Crow, Spanish & English texts. Latin American Literary Review Press (Pittsburgh) 126pp (intros. 9-20) 1989 paper only.

LA SIRENA EN EL ESPEJO/THE SIREN IN THE MIRROR ed. José María Espinasa, Manuel Ulacia, Victor Manuel Mendiola[vr.trs.], Spanish & English texts. Ediciones El Tucán de Virginia (Mexico City) [...........] 1990 [paper only].

NEW WRITING FROM MEXICO ed.with intro Reginald Giboons, tr. ed. (mainly), Cynthia Steele, Mark Schafer, & others English text only. TriQuarterly Books (Evanston IL) 420pp (intro. 9-18, notes 419-420) 1992 paper only.

MOUTH TO MOUTH - Poems By Twelve Mexican Women - ed. Forrest Gander, vr.trs. incl. Spanish & English texts. Milkweed Editions (Minneapolis) 233pp (intro. 1-5) 1993 paper only.

ZAPOTEC STRUGGLES - Histories, Politics & Representation from Juchitán - ed. Howard Cambell, Leigh Binford, Miguel Bartolomé, Alicia Barabas, poetry tr. Nathaniel Tarn, English text only. Smithsonian Instituto (Washington & London) 317pp (fores. xi-xxvi, biblio. & notes 285-317) 1993 paper & cloth.

LIGHT FROM A NEARBY WINDOW - Contemporary Mexican Poetry - ed. with intro. Juvenal Acosta, John Oliver Simon, Robert L. Jones, Elaine Katzerberger, & others. vr.trs. Spanish & English texts. City Lights Books (San Francisco) 231pp (intro. i-iii, notes 226-231) 1993 paper only.

21 VOCES DE HUMO Y RAFAGA/21 VOICES OF SMOKE & WINDGUST ed. Juan Hernández, vr.trs.incl.eds. Spanish & English texts. The Translator's Workshop (Long Beach CA) 84pp 1994 paper only.

WHERE WORDS LIKE MONARCHS FLY - A Cross-Generational Anthology of Mexican Poetry - ed. George McWhirter, tr. ed. & others. English text only. Anvil Press Publishers (Vancouver) 166pp (fire, vii-viii) 1998 paper only.

REVERSIBLE MONUMENTS - Contemporary Mexican Poetry - ed. with notes Mónica de la Torre, Michael Wiegers, tr. eds., Forrest Gander, [& many others] intro. Eliot Weinberger, Spanish & English texts with some Zapotec. Copper Canyon Press (Port Townsend WA) 675pp (intros. 3-14, notes etc. 637-675) 2002 paper only.

ACROSS THE LINE/AL OTRO LADO - The Poetry of Baja California - ed. with intro. Harry Polkinhorn, Mark Weiss, tr. eds. (mostly), Scott Bennett, Joan Lindgren, Patricia L. Irby, & others. Spanish & English texts. Junction Books (San Diego CA) 382pp (intros. 9-19, notes 372-382) 2002 paper only.

SIN PUERTAS VISIBLES - An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by Mexican Women - ed. & tr. Jen Hofer, Spanish & English texts. University of Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh PA) 241pp (bil. pref. 1-19, bil. notes 223-2410 2003 paper only.

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