<b>Four poems</b> // Cuatro poemas

  • Izabel Brandão Federal University of Alagaos
  • Terry Gifford
Keywords: Ecofeminism, ecopoetry


In 2013, British ecocritic and eco-poet Terry Gifford translated four poems by the Brazilian ecofeminist and poet Izabel Brandao.


En 2013, el ecocrítico y eco-poeta británico Terry Gifford tradujo cuatro poemas de la poetisa y ecofeminista brasileña Izabel Brandao.


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Author Biographies

Izabel Brandão, Federal University of Alagaos

Federal University of Alagaos, Brazil

Brazilian ecofeminist, poet and literary theorist. She has recently published the poetry collection,  As Horas da minha Alegría (2014).

Terry Gifford

Bath Spa University, United Kingdom

Universidad de Alicante, Spain


Terry Gifford is the author of six collections of poetry, including The Unreliable Mushrooms: New and Selected Poems (Redbeck Press, 2003). Green Voices: Understanding Contemporary Nature Poetry (Manchester University Press, 1995; second edition due in 2010) was acclaimed as ‘the first comprehensive British study of contemporary ecopoetry’. Co-author of Ted Hughes: A Critical Study (Faber and Faber, 1981), his ecocritical study of Ted Hughes (2009) was recently published by Routledge. Also author of Reconnecting With John Muir: Essays in Post-Pastoral Practice (University of Georgia Press, 2006) and Pastoral (Routledge, 1999) and he is Visiting Professor at the University of Chichester, UK and Profesor Honorario at the University of Alicante, Spain.

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