Canto General. Translated by Jack Schmitt.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991. First Printing of the First Edition. A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. This monumental volume is considered by many Neruda critics to be the poet's masterpiece, a stunning epic of an entire continent and it people. The 300 plus poems in this fifteen-part canto written between 1938 and 1950 constitute a visionary interpretation of Latin America, encompassing its geography, its flora and fauna, its violent history, its heroes and villians, and the life of the poet himself. This volume represents the first time the Canto was published in its entirety in English. Item #27344
ISBN: 0520054334

Price: $175.00

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