Neruda and Vallejo: Selected Poems (Paperback)

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"Chilean Pablo Neruda is Latin America's greatest poet and one of the finest ever to have written in the Spanish language. The Peruvian poet, Cesar Vallejo, part Indian and born in a mining village, ranks not far below Neruda. Robert Bly is one of America's foremost poets, and a translator of uncommon brilliance. The combination makes for a priceless volume."--"Long Beach Press Telegram.

About the Author


Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) held diplomatic posts in Asian and European countries. After joining the Communist Party, Neruda was elected to the Chilean Senate but was forced to live in exile in Mexico for several years. Eventually he established a permanent home on Isla Negra. In 1970 he was appointed as Chile's ambassador to France; in 1971 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Robert W. Bly has more than twenty-five years experience as a copywriter specializing in direct marketing. His clients include IBM, Lucent Technologies, Nortel Networks, and Sony. He has won numerous marketing awards and is the author of more than sixty books. Bob and his wife, Amy, have two sons.

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Chilean Pablo Neruda is Latin America's greatest poet and one of the finest ever to have written in the Spanish language. The Peruvian poet CÈsar Vallejo, part Indian and born in a mining village, ranks not far below Neruda. Robert Bly is one of America's foremost poets, and a translator of uncommon brilliance. The combination makes for a priceless volume. -Long Beach Press Telegram

Product Details
ISBN: 9780807064894
ISBN-10: 0807064890
Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)
Publication Date: July 1993
Pages: 288
Language: English