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Cruz, Victor Hernández 1949-

Overview
Works: 107 works in 201 publications in 2 languages and 7,702 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Interviews  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated television programs  Children's television programs  Nonfiction films  Filmed literary readings  Educational films  Filmed interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Actor, Performer, Translator, Speaker, Commentator
Classifications: PS3553.R8, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Victor Hernández Cruz
Paper dance : 55 Latino poets( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poetry from 55 Latinos/as. The first and still the most complete anthology of the best U.S. Latino and Latina poets from diverse origins in the Latin world: Cuba, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. "Readers should be prepared for weeping, laughing, and awe" (Harvard Review). Alvarez, Baca, Cervantes, Espada, Firmat, Gonzalez, Medina, Pau-Llosa, Rios, Rodríguez, Saenz, Villanueva, et al
Dora saves Fairytale Land( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairytale Land is in trouble, and only magic water from Sparkling Lake can save it! Help Dora and Boots journey deep into the Never-to-be-Seen-Again Forest to bring magic back to Fairytale Land!
Red beans : poems by Victor Hernández Cruz( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of poetry and essays reflecting the author's Puerto Rican heritage
Snaps; poems by Victor Hernández Cruz( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mainland : poems by Victor Hernández Cruz( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems in English with occasional Spanish words and phrases concerning New York, California and Puerto Rico
Maraca : new & selected poems, 1966-2000 by Victor Hernández Cruz( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This latest collection from the premier Puerto Rican poet of our day dances in your hands as it illuminates Latin American/Caribbean culture in the U.S. and abroad." "A native of Puerto Rico who grew up in New York during the fifties, Cruz seeks out the most disparate images, ideas, people, and finds in them confluence, rather than conflict. Utilizing a system of Caribbean syntheses, he meditates on his native soil and its diaspora. Inspired by Latin American oral traditions and literature and diverse northern poetics, he melts these influences into a tapestry, creating a unique North American contemporary style truly his own."--Jacket
Tropicalization : [poems] by Victor Hernández Cruz( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panoramas by Victor Hernández Cruz( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems and essays in which the author examines the intersecting cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean, Los Angeles, and New York's Lower East Side. Includes works in both Spanish and English
Where poems come from( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 major poets read and discuss the origins of their poetry: Yehuda Amichai, Lucille Clifton, Victor Hernandez Cruz, Allen Ginsberg, Louise Glück, Joy Harjo, Galway Kinnell, Philip Levine, W.S. Merwin, Czeslaw Milosz, Octavio Paz, Ishmael Reed, Gary Snyder, Anne Waldman, and Alice Walker
Stuff : a collection of poems, visions & imaginative happenings from young writers in schools--opened & closed by Herbert R Kohl( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mountain in the sea : poems by Victor Hernández Cruz( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems influenced by the author's connections to southern Spain, Andalusia, north Africa, and the Caribbean, including a series of tributes to personalities of art and history
Rhythm, content & flavor by Victor Hernández Cruz( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrated journalist Bill Moyers combines intimate, one-on-one interviews and public performances in this celebration of modern poetry's diverse voices. Featured poets include National Book Award honorees, Pulitzer Prize winners, and a former U.S. Poet Laureate, as well as accompaniment by the famed Paul Winter Consort
By lingual wholes by Victor Hernández Cruz( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the shadow of Al-Andalus : poems by Victor Hernández Cruz( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These poems mine the rich history and broad influence of Islam in Spain and beyond, and illuminate connections between places as diverse and far-flung as Puerto Rican villages, the bustling streets of New York, and the sun-drenched beaches of Morocco. A finalist for the Lenore Marshall and Griffin poetry prizes, Victor Hernández Cruz is the author of several collections of poetry including Maraca and The Mountain in the Sea. Born in Puerto Rico, Cruz now divides his time between Morocco, Puerto Rico, and the United States"--
Fun with numbers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children may learn how to count from 1-20 in English and Spanish, English and French or English and Italian. To make learning fun, each number is presented surrounded by animals and familiar objects
The language of life : [a festival of poets] by Bill D Moyers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a series of conversations with eighteen American poets, and in dozens of poems, The Language of Life celebrates language in its most exalted, wrenching, delighted, and concentrated form, and its unique power to recreate the human experience: falling in love, facing death, leaving home, losing faith, finding God
Palabra : a sampling of contemporary Latino writers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A literary video anthology of Latino writers reading their own works
The Heart of things by John McLaughlin( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventh in an an eight-part series with Bill Moyers, this program features poets Adrienne Rich, Victor Hernández Cruz and Michael S. Harper all of whom are changing the way poetry is heard, read and absorbed
The language of life by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the mainland: Sekou Sundiata & Naomi Shihab celebrate the cultures of today and the way those cultures have become part of the American mosaic. Love's confusing joy: Coleman Barks brings the poems of 13th century Islamic poet Jelaluddin Rumi to contemporary American audiences. The field of time: Sandra McPherson and Linda McCarriston exult in the beauty of love, family, and nature. Some can sing: Poetry's ability to bridge gaps and cross boundaries is highlighted in the works of Robert Hass, Claribel Alegría, and Carolyn Forché. Here in the mind: Gary Snyder and Daisy Zamora share the same weapon: the power of language. Swirl like a leaf: Through writing, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Robert Bly, and Marilyn Chin have all found routes to self discovery and personal reconciliation. The heart of things: Adrienne Rich, Victor Hernandez Cruz, and Michael S. Harper write poems which testify to their struggles against intolerance. Come celebrate with me: Lucille Clifton and David Mura bring their talent and humor to bear as they look at the past and the lives they live in America today
 
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Paper dance : 55 Latino poets
Alternative Names
Cruz, Victor 1949-

Cruz, Victor H.

Hernández Cruz, Victor

Hernández Cruz, Victor 1949-

Victor Hernández Cruz Puerto Rican writer

Languages
English (110)

Spanish (2)

Covers
Red beans : poemsMaraca : new & selected poems, 1966-2000PanoramasThe mountain in the sea : poemsIn the shadow of Al-Andalus : poemsThe language of life : [a festival of poets]Poetry criticism. excerpts from criticism of the works of the most significant and widely studied poets of world literature