Intimacies/Intimismos: Poems of Love/Poemas de Amor (Hardcover)

By Pablo Neruda, Mary Heebner (Illustrator), Alastair Reid (Translator)
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From Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda comes Intimacies—a beautiful companion to On the Blue Shore of Silence—showcasing some of Neruda's most extraordinary love poems, and once again married with Mary Heebner's earthy, evocative paintings.

Neruda is celebrated the world over as a chronicler of love, and this vibrant addition to the revered master's canon offers readers a new interpretation on his writings about love and intimacy.

The poems in this collection remind us that love is woven through all life, and that amorous love is only but the tip of such a powerful emotion. This collection presents Neruda at the height of his powers, with some of the most vibrant verses of the twentieth century.

In a stunning package, with translations from acclaimed poet Alastair Reid, Intimacies is a book to be cherished and adored by both the most ardent Neruda fan and those new to the work of such an esteemed craftsman.

About the Author

Pablo Neruda was born in 1904 in the town of Parral in Chile. He received numerous prestigious awards for his work, including the International Peace Prize in 1950, the Lenin Peace Prize and the Stalin Peace Prize in 1953. In 1971, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Two years later he died of leukemia in Santiago, Chile.

Mary Heebner is a painter and book artist whose work is included in collections at the J. P. Getty Research Center, New York Public Library, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, University of California, and Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

Poet and translator Alastair Reid lives in New York City.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780061492167
ISBN-10: 0061492167
Publisher: HarperTorch
Publication Date: October 28th, 2008
Pages: 82
Language: English