Ilan Stavans

Ilan Stavans is the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. His books include Spanglish, On Borrowed Words, The Poetry of Pablo Neruda, and Becoming Americans. His work has been translated into a dozen languages.


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All the Odes

Pablo Neruda; Edited by Ilan Stavans
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A career-spanning volume, charting the Nobel laureate’s work in the ode form Pablo Neruda was a master of the ode, which he conceived as an homage to just...


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The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry

Edited by Ilan Stavans
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

During a century of extraordinary change, poets became the chroniclers of deep polarizations. From Rubén Darío’s quest to renew the Spanish language to César...


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I Explain a Few Things

Pablo Neruda; Edited by Ilan Stavans
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

“Laughter is the language of the soul,” Pablo Neruda said. Among the most lasting voices of the most tumultuous (in his own words, “the saddest”) century, a...


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The Poetry of Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda; Edited and with an Introduction by Ilan Stavans
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

The most comprehensive English-language collection of work ever by "the greatest poet of the twentieth century--in any language" (Gabriel García...


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