Canto General, 50th Anniversary Edition / Edition 1

Canto General, 50th Anniversary Edition / Edition 1

by Pablo Neruda
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520227093

ISBN-13: 2900520227094

Pub. Date: 10/23/2000

Publisher: University of California Press

Before the wig and the dress coat there were rivers, arterial rivers: there were cordilleras, jagged waves where the condor and the snow seemed immutable: there was dampness and dense growth, the thunder as yet unnamed, the planetary pampas.

Man was dust, earthen vase, an eyelid of tremulous loam, the shape of clay - he was Carib jug, Chibcha stone, imperial cup or

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Before the wig and the dress coat there were rivers, arterial rivers: there were cordilleras, jagged waves where the condor and the snow seemed immutable: there was dampness and dense growth, the thunder as yet unnamed, the planetary pampas.

Man was dust, earthen vase, an eyelid of tremulous loam, the shape of clay - he was Carib jug, Chibcha stone, imperial cup or Araucanian silica. Tender and bloody was he, but on the grip of his weapon of moist flint, the initials of the earth were written. - from A Lamp on Earth

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900520227094
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/23/2000
Series:
Latin American Literature and Culture Series
Edition description:
Annotated
Pages:
423

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