The Essential Neruda PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Essential Neruda free pdf Pablo Neruda (1904-73) was the greatest Latin American poet of the 20th century. A prolific, inspirational poet, he wrote many different kinds of poems covering a wide range of themes, notably love, death, grief and despair. His poetry celebrates the dramatic Chilean landscape and rages against the exploitation of his people, for whom he became a national hero. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971 for 'a poetry that with the action of an elemental force brings alive a continent's destiny and dreams'. This book presents fifty of his most essential poems in dynamic new translations, the result of an unprecedented collaboration between a team of poets, translators and leading Neruda scholars who came together to revisit or completely retranslate the poems. Also including some previously untranslated works, this bilingual edition sets the standard for a general, high-quality introduction to Neruda's complete oeuvre. The Essential Neruda includes translations by Mark Eisner, John Felstiner, Forrest Gander, Robert Hass, Jack Hirschman, Stephen Kessler, Stephen Mitchell and Alastair Reid, with an introduction by Mark Eisner and a foreword by Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

About Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) was born Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto in Parral, Chile. He started publishing his poems in 1920, taking the pen name of Pablo Neruda, after his heroes Paul Verlaine and Czech poet Jan Neruda. He spent much of his adult life either in exile or in diplomatic posts under favourable Chilean governments. Philippe Noiret played him in the film "Il Postino", set in Italy during his exile there. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971. He was close to President Salvador Allende, but in hospital with cancer at the time of the coup d'etat led by Augusto Pinochet. His funeral a fortnight later became the first public protest against the Chilean military dictatorship.

Details Book

Author : Pablo Neruda
Publisher : Bloodaxe Books Ltd
Data Published : 30 April 2010
ISBN : 1852248629
EAN : 9781852248628
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Essential Neruda



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Selected Poems of Pablo Neruda free pdfSelected Poems of Pablo Neruda

    This is the perfect gift for Valentine's Day. Selected Poems contains Neruda's resonant. exploratory. intensely individualistic verse. rooted in the physical landscape and people of Chile. Here we find sensuous songs of love..


  • The Poetry of Pablo Neruda free pdfThe Poetry of Pablo Neruda

    A single-volume collection of works by the Nobel Prize-winning poet features translations of almost six hundred key pieces and features specially commissioned new translations..


  • A Companion to Pablo Neruda free pdfA Companion to Pablo Neruda

    Pablo Neruda was without doubt one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century but his work is extremely uneven. There is a view that there are two Nerudas. an early Romantic visionary and a later Marxist populist..


  • Love Poems free pdfLove Poems

    Charged with sensuality and passion. Pablo Neruda's love poems are the most celebrated of the Nobel Prize winner's oeuvre. captivating readers with earthbound images and reveling in a fiery re-imagining of the world..


  • Love Poems free pdfLove Poems

    Charged with sensuality and passion. Pablo Neruda's love poems are the most celebrated of the Nobel Prize winner's oeuvre. captivating readers with earthbound images and reveling in a fiery re-imagining of the world..


  • The Essential Neruda free pdfThe Essential Neruda

    . Pablo Neruda (1904-73) was the greatest Latin American poet of the 20th century. A prolific, inspirational poet, he wrote many different kinds of poems covering a wide range of themes, notably love,