Love Poems

Love Poems

Book - 2008
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WW Norton
Charged with sensuality and passion, Pablo Neruda’s love poems caused a scandal when published anonymously in 1952. In later editions, these verses became the most celebrated of the Noble Prize winner’s oeuvre, captivating readers with earthbound images that reveal in gentle lingering lines an erotic re-imagining of the world through the prism of a lover’s body: "today our bodies became vast, they grew to the edge of the world / and rolled melting / into a single drop / of wax or meteor...." Written on the paradisal island of Capri, where Neruda "took refuge" in the arms of his lover Matilde Urrutia, Love Poems embraces the seascapes around them, saturating the images of endless shores and waves with a new, yearning eroticism. This wonderful book collects Neruda’s most passionate verses.

Baker & Taylor
A lavishly designed, bilingual gift edition of the Nobel Prize-winning poet's romantic works is comprised of pieces mostly written on the island of Capri, where he found inspiration in its idyllic landscapes and his relationship with Matilde Urrutia. Original.

Norton Pub
Charged with sensuality and passion, Pablo Neruda's love poems are the most celebrated of the Nobel Prize winner's oeuvre, captivating readers with earthbound images and reveling in a fiery re-imagining of the world. Mostly written on the island paradise of Capri (the idyllic setting of the Oscar-winning movie Il Postino), Love Poems embraces the seascapes surrounding the poet and his love Matilde Urrutia, their waves and shores saturated with a new, yearning eroticism.And when you appearall the rivers soundin my body, bellsshake the sky,and a hymn fills the world. © 1973 by Neruda & Walsh
Sensual, earthy love poems that formed the basis for the popular movie Il Postino, now in a beautiful gift book perfect for weddings, Valentine's Day, anniversaries, or just to say "I love you!"

Publisher: New York : New Directions Paperbacks, 2008
ISBN: 9780811217293
Branch Call Number: 861.62 N358L 2008 Espanol
Characteristics: 90 pages ; 16 cm
Additional Contributors: Walsh, Donald Devenish 1903-1980

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