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Alarcón, Francisco X. 1954-2016

Overview
Works: 109 works in 275 publications in 4 languages and 11,858 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Picture books  Nature poetry  Blank verse  Lyric poetry  Musical settings  Fiction  Art music  Chamber music 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3551.L22, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Francisco X Alarcón
In my family by Carmen Lomas Garza( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes, in bilingual text and illustrations, her experiences growing up in an Hispanic community in Texas
From the bellybutton of the moon and other summer poems by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bilingual collection of poems in which the renowned Mexican American poet revisits and celebrates his childhood memories of summers, Mexico, and nature
Laughing tomatoes and other spring poems = Jitomates risueños y otros poemas de primavera : poems by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bilingual collection of humorous and serious poems about family, nature, and celebrations by a renowned Mexican American poet
Iguanas in the snow and other winter poems by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These poems celebrate winter in San Francisco and the mountains of Northern California
Poems to dream together = Poemas para soñar juntos by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems in English and Spanish discusses imagination, dreams, family, and growing up in California and in Mexico
Angels ride bikes and other fall poems by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bilingual collection of poems in which the renowned Mexican American poet revisits and celebrates his childhood memories of fall in the city and growing up in Los Angeles
Snake poems : an Aztec invocation by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2019 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary poems written in the form and language of the Nahuatl the Indian language spoken by the Aztec
Animal poems of the Iguazú : poems by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes readers into the magical rainforest of the Iguazú National Park
Family poems for every day of the week by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bilingual collection of poetry by the late Francisco X. Alarcón, acclaimed Chicano poet celebrating the days of the week and everyday childhood experiences
From the other side of night = Del otro lado de la noche : new and selected poems by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilingual collection of poems
Poetry of resistance : voices for social justice by Francisco X Alarcón( )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book is a timely response via verse to the current political climate of Arizona, though what it ultimately argues is that these injustices have always been taking place: SB 1070 is simply its most recent manifestation"--Provided by publisher
Canto hondo = Deep song by Francisco X Alarcón( )

8 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contenido / Contents -- Part I. Canto Vivo / Life Song -- Vivo O Muerto / Alive or Dead -- Sobreviviente / Survivor -- Sal de la Tierra / Salt of the Earth -- Ecce Homo / Ecce Homo -- Sabiduría / Wisdom -- Los Ojos / Eyes -- Pena Perpetua / Life Sentence -- En el Aire / On Air -- Lamentario / Lamentations -- Canto Vivo / Life Song -- Metapoética / Metapoetics -- Libres por Fin / Free at Last -- El Olvido / Oblivion -- Vueltas / Turns -- Espejo / Mirror -- Éxodo Personal / Personal Exodus -- Dios en la Calle / God on the Street -- La Vida / Life -- Lenguaje / Language -- Credo Vivo / Life Creed -- Perdón / Sorry -- El Silencio / Silence -- Nos-en-otros / Us-in-Others -- Lengua de Fuego / Tongue of Fire -- Invocación Nocturna / Night Invocation -- Part II. Dialéctica del Amor / Dialectics of Love -- Dialéctica del Amor / Dialectics of Love -- Instantáneos / In a Snap -- Árbol de Noche / Night Tree -- Eros / Eros -- Lost and Found / Lost and Found -- Contigo / With You -- Manejando a Casa / Driving Home -- Noches Frías / Cold Nights -- Elocuentes / Eloquent -- Explorador / Explorer -- Caliente / Horny -- Bésame / Kiss Me -- Gozo / Joy -- Pellízcame / Pinch Me -- Tonto / Fool -- Cigarros / Cigars -- Clímax / Climax -- Bendición / Blessing -- Talento Natural / Natural Talent -- Terra Incognita / Terra Incognita -- Dormido en Cama / Asleep in Bed -- Músico / Musician -- Renacido / Born Again -- Conocimiento Común / Common Knowledge -- Frontera / Border -- Part III. Canto Hondo / Deep Song -- California en Granada / California in Granada -- Rosas Moras / Moorish Roses -- Naranja del Deseo / Orange of Desire -- Soñando / Dreaming -- Cantos del Alma / Soul Songs -- Corazón Gitano / Gypsy Heart -- Sierra Nevada / Sierra Nevada -- La Ciudad / The City -- Poética Quantum / Quantum Poetics -- Yerba Buena / Yerba Buena -- Barrio Chino / Chinatown
Oscuro by Pablo Ortiz( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viborita de cascabel by Lynn Moroney( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willful Baby Rattlesnake throws tantrums to get his rattle before he's ready, but he misuses it and learns a lesson
No golden gate for us by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection is loaded with the kind of political commentary that is all too rare thse days--plainspoken, fee of cant, and born of necessity. --Ann Elliott Sherman. These poems are the vertical incense, the tall fire that threads us to the Milky Way. . . --Juan Felipe Herera
De amor oscuro = Of dark love by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bilingual collection of fourteen love sonnets with forty pen and ink drawings at once figurative and abstract
Palabra : a sampling of contemporary Latino writers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A literary video anthology of Latino writers reading their own works
La enseñanza del español a hispanohablantes : praxis y teoría( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loma Prieta by Francisco X Alarcón( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poetry written in the days following the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake. --We Press. Visually minimal but deep like the Earth's faults themselves. . . --Lucha Corpi
Lenguas sueltas : poemas( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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In my family
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From the bellybutton of the moon and other summer poemsLaughing tomatoes and other spring poems = Jitomates risueños y otros poemas de primavera : poemsIguanas in the snow and other winter poemsPoems to dream together = Poemas para soñar juntosAngels ride bikes and other fall poemsSnake poems : an Aztec invocationAnimal poems of the Iguazú : poemsFrom the other side of night = Del otro lado de la noche : new and selected poems
Alternative Names
Francisco X. Alarcón American poet and faculty at the University of California, Davis

Francisco X. Alarcón Amerikaans dichter (1954-2016)

Francisco X. Alarcón Poeta estadounidense

Francisco X. Alarcón poeta estatunidenc

Francisco X. Alarcón poeta estauxunidense (1954–2016)

Francisco X. Alarcón poeta norte-americano

Francisco X. Alarcón poeta statunitense

Francisco X. Alarcón poète américain

فرانسيسكو ألاركون شاعر من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

弗朗西斯科·X·阿拉爾孔

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