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    DescriptionThe most comprehensive English-language collection of work ever by "the greatest poet of the twentieth century--in any language" (Gabriel Garcia Marquez) "In his work a continent awakens to consciousness." So wrote the Swedish Academy in awarding the Nobel Prize to Pablo Neruda, the author of more than thirty-five books of poetry and one of Latin America's most revered writers, lionized during his lifetime as "the people's poet." 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.


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    Title
    The Poetry of Pablo Neruda
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pablo Neruda
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 1040
    Width: 141 mm
    Height: 209 mm
    Thickness: 47 mm
    Weight: 1,002 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780374529604
    ISBN 10: 0374529604
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.0
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DC
    LC subject heading:
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KLS
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ADS
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    Ingram Theme: CULT/LATAME
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 90
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A24245420
    DC22: 861/.62, 861.62
    LC classification: PQ8097.N4 A2 2005
    BISAC V2.8: POE012000
    Thema V1.0: DC, DSC
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
    Imprint name
    Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
    Publication date
    01 July 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    "Not since Whitman has a poet of genius embraced a whole continent, as Neruda has his, or spoken so directly to the nonpoets among his readers."--Selden Rodman "Ambitious . . . Meticulously edited . . . Stavans deserves high praise for the volume he has assembled."--John Freeman, "San Francisco Chronicle" ""The Poetry of Pablo Neruda" advertises itself as 'the most comprehensive single volume available in English'--and it certainly is."--Charles Simic, "The New York Review of Books" "The greatest poet of the twentieth century--in any language."--Gabriel Garcia Marquez "[This book provides] an opportunity to reflect on the poet's achievement and his canonical position."--Christopher Winks, "The Harvard Review" "If, as Stavans believes, 30 years after his death the time is right for a reappraisal of Neruda, then this volume is just what's needed to jump-start the process. Highly recommended."--"Library Journal""" "Critic Ilan Stavans has created the first comprehensive English-language survey of Neruda's legendary oeuvre, judiciously selecting and expertly discussing 600 poems to create a genuinely invaluable and deeply pleasurable volume."--"Booklist"