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Twenty love poems and a song of despair

Author: Pablo Neruda; W S Merwin; Pablo Picasso
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2004.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawn from the most intimate and personal of associations. Pablo Neruda's most beloved collection of poetry juxtaposes the exuberance of youthful passion with the desolation of grief, the sensuality of the body with the metaphorical nuances of nature." "Interspersed with illustrations by Pablo Picasso, W.S. Merwin's masterly translation faces the original Spanish text. This edition also features a wonderful new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Love poetry
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pablo Neruda; W S Merwin; Pablo Picasso
ISBN: 0142437700 9780142437704
OCLC Number: 53946331
Notes: Originally published: Great Britain : Jonathan Cape Ltd., 1969. With new introduction.
Description: xviii, 94 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm.
Contents: I. Body of a woman --
II. The light wraps you --
III. Ah vastness of pines --
IV. The morning is full --
V. So that you will hear me --
VI. I remember you as you were --
VII. Leaning into the afternoons --
VIII. White bee --
IX. Drunk with pines --
X. We have lost even --
XI. Almost out of the sky --
XII. Your breast is enough --
XIII. I have gone marking --
XIV. Every day you play --
XV. I like for you to be still --
XVI. In my sky at twilight --
XVII. Thinking, tangling shadows --
XVIII. Here I love you --
XIX. Girl lithe and tawny --
XX. Tonight I can write --
The song of despair.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Pablo Neruda ; translated by W.S. Merwin ; introduction by Cristina García ; illustrations by Pablo Picasso.
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"Drawn from the most intimate and personal of associations. Pablo Neruda's most beloved collection of poetry juxtaposes the exuberance of youthful passion with the desolation of grief, the sensuality of the body with the metaphorical nuances of nature." "Interspersed with illustrations by Pablo Picasso, W.S. Merwin's masterly translation faces the original Spanish text. This edition also features a wonderful new Introduction by Cristina Garcia."--Jacket.

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