Odes to Common Things

Odes to Common Things

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by Pablo Neruda, Ferris Cook
     
 

A bilingual collection of 25 newly translated odes by the century's greatest Spanish-language poet, each accompanied by a pair of exquisite pencil drawings. From bread and soap to a bed and a box of tea, the "odes to common things" collected here conjure up the essence of their subjects clearly and wondrously. 50 b&w illustrations.

Overview

A bilingual collection of 25 newly translated odes by the century's greatest Spanish-language poet, each accompanied by a pair of exquisite pencil drawings. From bread and soap to a bed and a box of tea, the "odes to common things" collected here conjure up the essence of their subjects clearly and wondrously. 50 b&w illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821220801
Publisher:
Bulfinch
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
242,220
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

The Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) is among the best-known, most widely read poets of the 20th century. Neruda won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971. More than 35 volumes of his work are presently available in English. Ferris Cook created Remembered Gardens for Bulfinch Press (Spring 1993). She is an illustrator, editor, and writer with two other garden volumes to her credit. Ken Krabbenhoft is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Literature at NYUniversity (and Ferris Cook's husband).

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 12, 1904
Date of Death:
September 23, 1973
Place of Birth:
Parral, Chile
Place of Death:
Santiago, Chile
Education:
University of Chile, Santiago

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Odes to Common Things 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is one of the closest, to the original Spanish version, that i've come across. I love the diversity of the book, it allows you to savor both flavors (Spanish & English). The illustrations are good. This book is great. READ IT!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago