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Editor: Michelle Lee
Date: 2006
From: Poetry Criticism(Vol. 74)
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Critical essay
Length: 409 words

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[(review date January 1997) In the following excerpted review, Rothschild offers praise for Imagine the Angels of Bread, calling it his favorite book of poetry for the year.]

My favorite book of poetry this year is Imagine the Angels of Bread, by Martín Espada (Norton). Here he continues to serve up his trademark vignettes of the indignities that working-class and immigrant Americans suffer every day. Some of these poems are similar to those he offered in his previous works, Rebellion Is the Circle of a Lover's Hands and City of Coughing and Dead Radiators.

This collection shows Espada moving beyond the...

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Gale Document Number: GALE|H1420074610