Nostalgia for Death & Hieroglyphs of Desire by Xavier Villaurrutia

Nostalgia for Death & Hieroglyphs of Desire

Xavier Villaurrutia with Eliot Weinberger (Translator)

144 pages first pub 1953 (editions)

fiction poetry challenging reflective slow-paced


Nostalgia for Death is the sole book of Villaurrutia, who was one of the few openly homosexual Latin American writers and one of Mexico's most important authors of the early twentieth century. "The latest of Eliot Weinberger's brilliant translatio...

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