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The House in the Sand: Prose Poems
     

The House in the Sand: Prose Poems

by Pablo Neruda, Clark M. Zlotchew (Translator), Dennis Maloney (Translator)
 

Few writers are as integrally bound to place as Pablo Neruda was to the landscape of Isla Negra on the Chilean coast. From his arrival there in the late 1930s to his death in 1973, Isla Negra became a text that unraveled in a series of images fundamental to an understanding of his work. Renowned documentary photographer Rogovin's photographs were taken in Isla

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Few writers are as integrally bound to place as Pablo Neruda was to the landscape of Isla Negra on the Chilean coast. From his arrival there in the late 1930s to his death in 1973, Isla Negra became a text that unraveled in a series of images fundamental to an understanding of his work. Renowned documentary photographer Rogovin's photographs were taken in Isla Negra at the suggestion of Neruda himself. The poems and photographs reveal the landscape of Isla Negra as well as the home into which Neruda put so much of himself. This volume is issued to celebrate the centennial of the Nobel Prize winning poet's birth.

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Bilingual edition of Neruda's 1966 book of prose poems, set in his beloved Isla Negra. The foreword is by Marjorie Agosin, the afterword by Ariel Dorfman, and the translation by Dennis Maloney and Clark Zlotchew. Published by Milkweed Editions, PO Box 3226, Minneapolis, MN 55403. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780915943494
Publisher:
Milkweed Editions
Publication date:
06/15/1990
Pages:
130
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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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