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The Poetry of Pablo Neruda. Edited and with an ontroduction by Ilan Stavans.

Neruda, Pablo.

Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York, 2003
ISBN 10: 0374299951 / ISBN 13: 9780374299958
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Title: The Poetry of Pablo Neruda. Edited and with ...

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York

Publication Date: 2003

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition


A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. This selection of Neruda's poetry, the most comprehensive single volume available in English, presents nearly six hundred poems, scores of them in new and sometimes multiple translations, and many accompanied by the Spanish original. In his introduction, Ilan Stavans situates Neruda in his native milieu as well as in a contemporary English-language one, and a group of new translations by leading poets testifies to Neruda's enduring, vibrant legacy among English-speaking writers and readers today. 996 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 24630

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Synopsis: The most comprehensive English-language collection of work ever by ?the greatest poet of the twentieth century?in any language? (Gabriel García Márquez)

In his work a continent awakens to consciousness,? wrote the Swedish Academy in awarding the Nobel Prize to Pablo Neruda, author of more than thirty-five books of poetry and one of Latin America?s most revered writers and political figures?a loyal member of the Communist party, a lifelong diplomat and onetime senator, a man lionized during his lifetime as ?the people?s poet.?

Born Neftali Basoalto, Neruda adopted his pen name in fear of his family?s disapproval, and yet by the age of twenty-five he was already famous for the book Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair, which remains his most beloved. During the next fifty years, a seemingly boundless metaphorical language linked his romantic fantasies and the fierce moral and political compass?exemplified in books such as Canto General?that made him an adamant champion of the dignity of ordinary men and women.

Edited and with an introduction by Ilan Stavans, this is the most comprehensive single-volume collection of this prolific poet?s work in English. Here the finest translations of nearly six hundred poems by Neruda are collected and join specially commissioned new translations that attest to Neruda?s still-resounding presence in American letters.

About the Author: Pablo Neruda (1904?73), Chile?s greatest poet, was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1971.

Ilan Stavans is Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College.

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