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woman is a construct

Angélica Freitas

Translated by Hilary Kaplan

woman is basically meant / to be a residential complex / all the same / all plastered over / just in different colors

Angélica Freitas

Angélica Freitas’s poetry collections include Rilke shake and Um útero é do tamanho de um punho (The Uterus Is the Size of a Fist). She is also the author of a graphic novel, Guadalupe, illustrated by Odyr Bernardi. She lives in Brazil.

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Translated by Hilary Kaplan

Hilary Kaplan is the translator of Rilke Shake, by Angélica Freitas and Ghosts, by Paloma Vidal. Her translations of Brazilian fiction and poetry have been featured on BBC Radio 4 and in Modern Poetry in Translation, the White Review and Wasafiri

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