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Publisher Comments:

This bilingual volume is the definitive collection of the poetry of Pablo Neruda, the 1971 Nobel Prize winner, "our great Latin American Whitmanesque father"(Library Journal), and one of the most profoundly influential poets of the twentieth century. His love poems are earthy and transcendent, and his political poems are the work of a man as incisive, impassioned, and ferociously intelligent as he was sensual.

Review:

"It is difficult to speak of Pablo Neruda's poetry as poetry. It is easier to compare him to Bartok for his driving rhythms, his intensity of passion, or to Stravinsky for his harsh dissonances and strange harmonies. Or if not music, perhaps painting. Critic Angel Flores likens him to Picasso. ..[for] 'their fertile, chameleon-like creativeness, their constant, unpredictable transformations.' The Christian Science Monitor

Synopsis:

This bilingual volume is the definitive collection of the poetry of Pablo Neruda, the 1971 Nobel Prize winner and one of the most profoundly influential poets of the twentieth century. His love poems are earthy and transcendent, and his political poems are the work of a man as incisive, impassioned, and ferociously intelligent as he was sensual. Ben Belitt has drawn the 138 selections in Five Decades from all of Neruda's major works, including the early volumes Residence on Earth, General Song, Elemental Odes, Voyages and Homecomings, Book of Vagaries, A Hundred Love Sonnets, Black Island Memorial, and the later The Hands of Day, World's End, and Skystones.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802130358
Editor:
Belitt, Ben
Author:
Belitt, Ben
Author:
Neruda, Pablo
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Neruda, Pablo
Subject:
POE012000
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Neruda, Pablo - Translations into English
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Neruda, Pablo
Series Volume:
v. 33, no. 3
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in 18 oz

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Product details 464 pages Grove Press - English 9780802130358 Reviews:
"Review" by , "It is difficult to speak of Pablo Neruda's poetry as poetry. It is easier to compare him to Bartok for his driving rhythms, his intensity of passion, or to Stravinsky for his harsh dissonances and strange harmonies. Or if not music, perhaps painting. Critic Angel Flores likens him to Picasso. ..[for] 'their fertile, chameleon-like creativeness, their constant, unpredictable transformations.'
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This bilingual volume is the definitive collection of the poetry of Pablo Neruda, the 1971 Nobel Prize winner and one of the most profoundly influential poets of the twentieth century. His love poems are earthy and transcendent, and his political poems are the work of a man as incisive, impassioned, and ferociously intelligent as he was sensual. Ben Belitt has drawn the 138 selections in Five Decades from all of Neruda's major works, including the early volumes Residence on Earth, General Song, Elemental Odes, Voyages and Homecomings, Book of Vagaries, A Hundred Love Sonnets, Black Island Memorial, and the later The Hands of Day, World's End, and Skystones.
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