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ISBN-10: 0060591846

ISBN-13: 9780060591847

Edition: 2004

Authors: Pablo Neruda, Alastair Reid, Mary Heebner

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On the Blue Shore of Silence celebrates the centenary of the birth of Pablo Neruda, one of the most widely read and best-loved poets of the twentieth century. Although anthologies of Neruda's works abound, On the Blue Shore of Silence is the first to collect some of his poems on the sea. At times passionate and at other times peaceful, the poems chosen for this collection -- presented in bilingual format -- are meant to offer readers the experience of what it would have been like to sit with Neruda at Isla Negra, the view of the sea endless, the pulse of the waves, eternal. With English translations by his favored translator, Alastair Reid, and stunning paintings from the artist…    
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List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/3/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 80
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.276

Robert Frost, the quintessential poet of New England, was born in San Francisco in 1874. He was educated at Dartmouth College and Harvard University. Although he managed to support himself working solely as a poet for most of his life and holding various posts with a number of universities, as a young man he was employed as a bobbin boy in a mill, a cobbler, a schoolteacher, and a farmer. Frost, whose poetry focuses on natural images of New England, received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry four times for: New Hampshire, Collected Poems, A Further Range, and A Witness Tree. His works are noted for combining characteristics of both romanticism and modernism. He also wrote A Boy's Will, North of…    

Artist's Note
Translator's Note
The Sea
It is Born
The First Sea
Soliloquy in the Waves
The Fisherman
Here, There, Everywhere
Strangers on the Shore
Forget About Me
The Old Women of the Shore
The Poet's Obligation
Fiesta's End, Stanza XII