Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair : Dual-Language Edition

Description

The most popular work by Chile's Nobel Prize-winning poet, and the subject of Pablo Larraín's acclaimed feature film Neruda starring Gael García Bernal When it appeared in 1924, this work launched into the international spotlight a young and unknown poet whose writings would ignite a generation. W. S. Merwin's incomparable translation faces the original Spanish text. Now in a black-spine Classics edition with an introduction by Cristina Garcia, this book stands as an essential collection that continues to inspire lovers and poets around the world. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Details

Author(s)
Pablo Neruda, W S Merwin, Cristina Garcia
Format
Paperback | 60 pages
Dimensions
142 x 182 x 5mm | 68g
Publication date
30 Apr 2007
Publisher
Penguin Putnam Inc
Imprint
PENGUIN CLASSICS
Publication City/Country
New York, NY, United States
Language
Spanish
ISBN10
0143039962
ISBN13
9780143039969
Bestsellers rank
34,690