Posts Tagged: Pablo Neruda
In 2014, archivists discovered previously unpublished poems in the private collections of the late and great Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda. These found pieces will be available in English for the first time in Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda, available May 1....more
Last month archivists rediscovered twenty poems by renowned Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, known especially for his love poems and political activism. These previously “lost” poems were never translated into English, and Copper Canyon Press will translate and publish them in a collection entitled Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda....more
The investigatory saga following an accusation of foul play in the death of poet Pablo Neruda appears to be drawing to a close, thanks to a Chilean judge’s ruling. Neruda’s remains were exhumed in 2013, in the hopes of discovering whether his death was truly the result of his cancer, or the product of a politically motivated assassination by poison....more
The Paris Review shares an interview with Pablo Neruda conducted in 1970 just before the poet withdrew his presidential candidacy.
“I have never renounced the expression of loneliness, of anguish, or of melancholia. But I like to change tones, to find all the sounds, to pursue all the colors, to look for the forces of life wherever they may be—in creation or destruction.”...more
Perhaps you have thought about what you would take and where you would go if forced to flee the country because of your communist beliefs?
In honor of Pablo Neruda’s birthday, Daybook describes the poet’s flight from Chile to Argentina. Traveling by packhorse with a bottle of whiskey, typewriter, and unfinished Canto General in tow, Neruda somehow survived the trek over the Andes....more