Passions And Impressions by Pablo NerudaPassions And Impressions by Pablo Neruda

Passions And Impressions

byPablo NerudaTranslated byMargaret Sayers PedenEditorMatilde Neruda

Paperback | January 15, 2001

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Pablo Neruda is known first as a poet, but the prose pieces in this collection reflect the enormous hunger he demonstrated throughout his career for new modes of expression, new adventures, new challenges. Passions and Impressions is both a sequel to and an enlargement of Neruda's Memoirs, recording a lifetime of travel, of friendships and enmities, of exile and homecoming, of loss and discovery, and of history both public and personal. Above all, it is a testament to Neruda's love for Chile-for its citizens, its flora and fauna, its national identity. His abiding devotion pervades these notes on a life fully lived.

Pablo Neruda (1904-73), one of the renowned poets of the twentieth century, was born in Farral, Chile. He shared the World Peace Prize with Paul Robeson and Pablo Picasso in 1950, and he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971.
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Title:Passions And ImpressionsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:416 pages, 8.3 × 5.49 × 1.11 inShipping dimensions:8.3 × 5.49 × 1.11 inPublished:January 15, 2001Publisher:Farrar, Straus And GirouxLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0374518114

ISBN - 13:9780374518110

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"Neruda is best known as a poet, but the prose essays in this collection are really spectacular." -Marianne Gunn O'Connor, The Irish Independent