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Twenty love poems and a song of despair

Author: Pablo Neruda; W S Merwin
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Synopsis: First published in 1924, Veinte poemas de amor y una cancion desesperada remains among Pablo Neruda's most popular work. Daringly metaphorical and sensuous, this collection juxtaposes youthful passion with the desolation of grief. Drawn from the poet's most intimate and personal associations, the poems combine eroticism and the natural world with the influence of expressionism and the genius of a master  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Traducciones en inglés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pablo Neruda; W S Merwin
ISBN: 0811803201 9780811803205
OCLC Number: 27266033
Notes: Parallel Spanish text and English translation.
Description: 79 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Foreword / Stephen Dobyns --
Body of a Woman --
Light Wraps You --
Vastness of Pines --
Morning Is Full --
So that You Will Hear Me --
I Remember You As You Were --
Leaning into the Afternoons --
White Bee --
Drunk with Pines --
We Have Lost Even --
Almost out of the Sky --
Your Breast Is Enough --
I Have Gone Marking --
Every Day You Play --
I Like for You to Be Still --
In My at Twilight --
Thinking, Tangling Shadows --
Here I Love You --
Girl Lithe and Tawny --
Tonight I Can Write --
Song of Despair.
Responsibility: Pablo Neruda ; translated by W.S. Merwin ; foreword by Stephen Dobyns ; illustrations by Jan Thompson Dicks.
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Synopsis: First published in 1924, Veinte poemas de amor y una cancion desesperada remains among Pablo Neruda's most popular work. Daringly metaphorical and sensuous, this collection juxtaposes youthful passion with the desolation of grief. Drawn from the poet's most intimate and personal associations, the poems combine eroticism and the natural world with the influence of expressionism and the genius of a master poet. This edition features the newly corrected original Spanish text, with masterly English translations by award-winning poet W.S. Merwin on facing pages.

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