México, D.F. Secretaría de Cultura, Fondo Editorial Tierra Adentro 567, 2017. First Edition. Paperback. 122p., maps, photos, bibl., wrps. New. Item #179358
"Cuaderno de faros" is a collection of essays comprised of travel notes, personal chronicles, memories of readings and historical references. Author Jazmina Barrera particularly explores lighthouses, both from real life and from literature written by authors such as Virginia Woolf, Lawrence Durrell, Homer, Pliny the Elder, James Joyce, Herman Melville, Jose Gorostiza and Luis Cernuda. Both informative and poetic, examines the symbolism of lighthouses that beams through history of literature.