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Lo Terciario / The Tertiary

Raquel Salas Rivera

Paperback

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Poetry. 2018 National Book Award in Poetry Longlist. Winner of the 2019 Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Poetry. Written in response to the PROMESA bill (Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act) bill, LO TERCIARIO/THE TERCIARY offers a decolonial queer critique and reconsideration of Marx. The book's titles come from Pedro Scaron's El Capital, the 1976 translation of Karl Marx's classic. Published by Siglo Veintiuno Editores, this translation was commonly used by the Puerto Rican left as part of political formation programs. LO TERCIARIO/THE TERCIARY places this text in relation to the Puerto Rican debt crisis, forcing readers to reconsider old questions when facing colonialism's newest horrors.

Timeless, Infinite Light, 9781937421274, 176pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 2018