First published in 1924, "Viente Poemas de Amor y una Cancion Desperada remains among Neruda's most popular work. Daringly metaphorical, these poems are based upon his own private associations. Their sensuous use of nature symbolism to celebrate love and to express grief has not been surpassed in the literature of our century. This edition offers the original Spanish text, with masterly translations by W.S. Merwin on facing pages.
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"His passionate utterance [is] reckoned among the glories of the Spanish tongue".
-- THE NATION, 1973Book Description:
One of the most celebrated and admired books of love poetry published in the last hundred years, by the Chilean Nobel Prize winner, Pablo Neruda.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140422056
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