The Poetry of Pablo Neruda

The Poetry of Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda, Ilan Stavans

The so much accomplished English-language choice of paintings ever by way of "the maximum poet of the 20 th century--in any language" (Gabriel García Márque)

"In his paintings a continent awakens to consciousness." So wrote the Swedish Academy in awarding the Nobel Prize to Pablo Neruda, the writer of greater than thirty-five books of poetry and one in all Latin America's so much respected writers, lionized in the course of his lifetime as "the people's poet."

This collection of Neruda's poetry, the main accomplished unmarried quantity on hand in English, provides approximately 600 poems, rankings of them in new and infrequently a number of translations, and plenty of observed by means of the Spanish unique. In his advent, Ilan Stavans situates Neruda in his local milieu in addition to in a latest English-language one, and a bunch of recent translations via best poets testifies to Neruda's enduring, brilliant legacy between English-speaking writers and readers today.

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