Four Major Latin American Writers: Pablo Neruda, Mario

Raphael Comprone

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That is particularly so in the case of financial institutions. A poker player and jazz and reggae fan who 'knew' the drug culture, McNeill's poetry has profound spiritual dimensions at the same time that it is located in the most painful and disturbing personal and social realities. Large-scale investment in bauxite and alumina production was drying up, and Jamaica's position as the number one producer of the ore in the world was under threat. It is a profound difference of culture and history.

Pages: 304

Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press (January 2, 2009)

ISBN: 0773450165

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