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Selected Odes of Pablo Neruda / Edition 3

Selected Odes of Pablo Neruda / Edition 3


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ISBN-13: 9780520269989
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 05/17/2011
Series: Latin American Literature and Culture Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 392
Sales rank: 1,261,358
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Margaret Sayers Peden is Professor Emerita of Spanish at the University of Missouri, Columbia. The author of Emilio Carballido and editor of The Latin American Short Story, A Critical History, she has translated more than twenty works of fiction, drama, and poetry.

Date of Birth:

July 12, 1904

Date of Death:

September 23, 1973

Place of Birth:

Parral, Chile

Place of Death:

Santiago, Chile


University of Chile, Santiago

Table of Contents

Translator's IntroductionI
I.Elemental Odes5
El Hombre Invisible / The Invisible Man6
Oda a la Alcachofa / Ode to an Artichoke18
Oda a las Americas / Ode to the Americas22
Oda al Atomo / Ode to the Atom28
Oda a las Aves de Chile / Ode to the Birds of Chile38
Oda al Caldillo de Congrio / Ode to Conger Chowder46
Oda a una Castana en el Suelo / Ode to a Chestnut on the Ground50
Oda a la Critica / Ode to Criticism54
Oda al Hilo / Ode to the Thread58
Oda al Laboratorista / Ode to a Laboratory Technician66
Oda al Libro (II) / Ode to the Book (II)72
Oda a la Madera / Ode to Wood78
Oda a Mirar Pajaros / Ode to Bird-Watching86
Oda a los Numeros / Ode to Numbers94
Oda al Pajaro Sofre / Ode to a Saffron Finch100
Oda a la Pareja / Ode to a Couple106
Oda al Pasado / Ode to the Past112
Oda a la Pereza / Ode to Laziness116
Oda a un Reloj en la Noche / Ode to a Watch in the Night120
Oda al Tercer Dia / Ode to the Third Day126
Oda al Tiempo / Ode to Time130
Oda a la Tierra / Ode to the Earth134
Oda al Tomate / Ode to Tomatoes138
Oda al Traje / Ode to My Suit144
Oda a la Tristeza / Ode to Sadness148
Oda a Valparaiso / Ode to Valparaiso150
Oda al Verano / Ode to Summer156
Oda al Vino / Ode to Wine162
II.New Elemental Odes169
La Casa de las Odas / The House of Odes170
Oda a los Calcetines / Ode to My Socks174
Oda al Craneo / Ode to the Cranium178
Oda a la Critica (II) / Ode to Criticism (II)184
Oda a la Cruz del Sur / Ode to the Southern Cross188
Oda al Diccionario / Ode to the Dictionary194
Oda a Don Diego de la Noche / Ode to a Mirabilis Jalapa: The Night-Blooming Four O'Clock202
Oda a la Gaviota / Ode to the Sea Gull206
Oda a la Lagartija / Ode to the Lizard210
Oda a la Luna del Mar / Ode to the Moon of the Sea214
Oda al Nino de la Liebre / Ode to a Boy with a Hare222
Oda al Picaflor / Ode to the Hummingbird226
Oda a Pies de Fuego / Ode to Firefoot232
III.Third Book of Odes239
Odas de Todo el Mundo / Odes for Everyone240
Oda a la Abeja / Ode to Bees246
Oda al Albanil Tranquilo / Ode to the Gentle Bricklayer254
Oda a un Albatros Viajero / Ode to the Voyager Albatross256
Oda al Algarrobo Muerto / Ode to a Dead Carob Tree266
Oda a las Algas del Oceano / Ode to Seaweeds270
Oda a un Gran Atun en el Mercado / Ode to a Large Tuna in the Market276
Oda a la Bicicleta / Ode to Bicycles282
Oda al Buque en la Botella / Ode to a Ship in a Bottle286
Oda a la Casa Abandonada / Ode to an Abandoned House290
Oda a la Casa Dormida / Ode to a Sleeping House294
Oda a un Cine de Pueblo / Ode to a Village Movie Theater298
Oda a la Edad / Ode to Age302
Oda al Gallo / Ode to a Rooster306
Oda a la Jardinera / Ode to a Woman Gardening314
Oda al Libro de Estampas / Ode to a Stamp Album318
Oda al Limon / Ode to the Lemon324
Oda a la Luz Marina / Ode to Light on the Sea326
Oda al Maiz / Ode to Maize332
Oda al Nacimiento de un Ciervo / Ode to the Birth of a Fawn336
Oda al Doble Otono / Ode to Two Autumns340
Oda a la Pantera Negra / Ode to a Black Pantheress346
Oda al Picaro Ofendido / Ode to an Offended Picaro350
Oda al Viejo Poeta / Ode to an Aged Poet358
Oda a la Sal / Ode to Salt366
Oda a las Tormentas de Cordoba / Ode to the Storms of Cordoba368

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