100 love sonnets

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University of Texas Press, Jun 1, 1986 - Poetry - 222 pages
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Poems explore the depths of the distinguished Chilean writer's love for his wife

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One hundred love sonnets = Cien sonetos de amor

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Neruda (the 1971 Nobel Prize winner) wrote these passionate and imaginative sonnets in 1955-57 for Matilde Urrutia, his third wife. Divided into four lush sectionsMorning, Afternoon, Evening, and ... Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) was born and died in Chile, but as a member of the diplomatic corps and later as a sort of roving cultural ambassador, he lived in and visited many parts of the world. His first book of poetry was published before he was twenty, and "Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair, " published the following year, made him famous throughout the Spanish-speaking world. Besides the "Canto" and the "Elemental Odes" series, the major works of his vast poetic production include "Residence on Earth" and "Estravagario."Jack Schmitt is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at California State University, Long Beach, and translator of Raul Zurita's "Anteparadise" (California, 1986). Reviewing Zurita's "Anteparadise, " critic W. S. Merwin called Schmitt a sensitive, precise, dedicated translator "(Los Angeles Times Book Review)."Roberto Gonz?lez Echevarr?a is Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literatures at Yale University and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the author of "Myth and Archive: A Theory of Latin American Narrative, "among many other works.Margaret Sayers Peden is Professor Emerita of Spanish at the University of Missouri, Columbia. The author of "Emilio Carballido"and editor of The "Latin American Short Story, A Critical History, " she has translated more than twenty works of fiction, drama, and poetry.

Tapscott is Professor of Literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.