100 love sonnets

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

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Booktacular - LibraryThing

Neruda has had some of the strongest influence on how I think about language when I'm writing, and it all spawned from this bright pink book that I bought in Boulder, CO during an ill-fated ski trip ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - fueledbycoffee - LibraryThing

I came across a bookstore end-cap, beautifully set up and displayed for Valentines Day. (read: lovey-dovey red and pink books, hearts, flowers, and time for your sugar coma) It reminded me of this ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

References to this book

All Book Search results »

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.