Fully Empowered

Pablo Neruda; Translated and Introduction by Alastair Reid

Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Download Image Pablo Neruda; Translated and Introduction by Alastair Reid Fully Empowered

Available Formats

Book
An important collection that includes some of the Nobel Prize winner's own favorite poems.

"The Sea"
A single entity, but no blood.
A single caress, death or a rose.
The sea comes in and puts our lives together
and attacks alone and spreads itself and sing
sin nights and days and men and living creatures.
Its essence-fire and cold; movement, movement.

Pablo Neruda himself regarded Fully Empowered -- which first appeared in Spanish in 1962 under the title Plenos Poderes -- as a particular favorite, in part because it came out of a most fruitful period in his life. These thirty-six poems vary from short, intense lyrics to characteristic Neruda odes to magnificent meditations on the office of poet, including poems that would undoubtedly claim a place in any selection of Neruda's greatest work. "The People" ("El Pueblo"), about the state of the working man in Chile's past and present, and the most celebrated of Neruda's later poems, completes this reflective, graceful collection.

Connect with the Author

Pablo Neruda

Official Sites


Related Links


Sign Up for
Author Updates

Macmillan Newsletter


Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Reviews

Praise for Fully Empowered

". . . Pablo Neruda will be with us in the perilous conquest of our future." --Carlos Fuentes, The New York Times Book Review

Reviews from Goodreads

Back

About the Author

Pablo Neruda; Translated and Introduction by Alastair Reid

Pablo Neruda (1904-73), one of the renowned poets of the twentieth century, was born in Parral, Chile. He shared the World Peace Prize with Paul Robeson and Pablo Picasso in 1950, and received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971.

Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda

Official Sites

Back

Buy the Book

Available Formats and Book Details

Fully Empowered
Pablo Neruda; Translated and Introduction by Alastair Reid

Bilingual Edition Trade Paperback

Bilingual Edition Trade Paperback
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks
June 2001
Bilingual Edition Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780374513511
ISBN10: 0374513511
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 152 pages
$15.00
Back

From The Publisher

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Latest on Facebook

Latest on Twitter

Back