Neruda


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Neruda

Pablo , real name Neftali Ricardo Reyes. 1904--73, Chilean poet. His works include Veinte poemas de amor y una canci?n desesperada (1924) and Canto general (1950), an epic history of the Americas: Nobel prize for literature 1971
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In January 1948, Neruda delivered one of the most passionate speeches on Chile's political history: He read out the names of 628 people being detained at the Pisagua concentration camp without having been interrogated or formally charged.
I stay at Casa Higueras, with heavy woodpanelled rooms echoing past glories, and a bay view from the Montealegre restaurant that would certainly have pleased Pablo Neruda.
I stay at Casa Higueras, with heavy wood-panelled rooms echoing past glories, and a bay view from the Montealegre restaurant that would certainly have pleased Pablo Neruda.
Neruda died after the military coup which was orchestrated by General Augusto Pinochet (1915 -- 2006) and had toppled freely-elected president Salvador Allende (1908 -- 1973) in 1972.
Bustos said experts found traces of medicine used to treat cancer in Neruda's remains but that there's no forensic evidence to prove that Neruda died from anything other than a natural cause.
Midway it shifts since Neruda "cannot / live without life, / be a man without mankind," unlike "my brother / the poet" who "suffers / because of his passion / for the sea, / he loves exotic ports / for their names, / he writes of oceans / he doesn't know, / he passes right alongside of life.
According to The Independent, prosecutors have been investigating the case since 2011 after the poet's driver, Manuel Araya, alleged that Neruda was killed, and said the latter did not die of cancer, but was poisoned while being treated.
Discover Chile: The Home of Pablo Neruda The recent news that authorities in Chile will exhume the body of the Nobel Prize-winning poet, diplomat and politician Pablo Neruda spurred memories of my visit last year to OLa Chascona,O the poetOs home in Bellevista, a bohemian district of Santiago, Chile.
The body of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda has been exhumed after claims that he was injected with poison that killed him in 1973.
Neruda died in 1973, less than two weeks after General Augusto Pinochet's forces overthrew the elected socialist president, Salvador Allende.
Neruda is best known for his love poems as well as his "Canto General" -- an epic poem about South America's history and its people.
The third section of the book gathers works that treat the US as literary theme, including poetry by Neruda and an excerpt from 100 Years of Solitude by Garcia-Marquez.