100 Love Sonnets

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Exile Editions, Ltd., 2007 - Poetry - 213 pages
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Celebrating the works of a great Chilean poet, this collection offers a vibrant translation of Neruda’s sensual and erotic poetry. Famous for his politically engaged lyrics, the Nobel Laureate also wrote bold and sexual sonnets, and this compilation captures the spirit and verbal dexterity of the lesser-known genre. These sonnets from one of the most influential and beloved 20th-century poets accompany questions for discussion and lists of recommended readings and related websites.
 

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Section 1
209
Section 2
210
Section 3
211
Section 4
212
Section 5
215
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Pablo Neruda was the pen name of the Chilean writer and communist politician Ricardo Eliecer Neftal Reyes Basoalto. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1971 and is the author of The Heights of Macchu Picchu. Gustavo Escobedo works as a teacher, photographer, and translator. He lives in Toronto, Ontario. Rosemary Sullivan is the author of 11 books, including Cuba: Grace Under Pressure, Labyrinth of Desire, and The Red Shoes: Margaret Atwood Starting Out. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.


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