Odes to Common Things (Hardcover)

Odes to Common Things By Ken Krabbenhoft, Ferris Cook, Pablo Neruda Cover Image
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A beautiful collection of 25 odes — in both English and Spanish — from one of greatest poets of the twentieth century. 

Each poem in this collection is accompanied by a pair of exquisite pencil drawings. From bread and soap to a bed and a box of tea, the "odes to common things" collected here conjure up the essence of their subjects clearly and wondrously. 

About the Author

The Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) is among the best-known, most widely read poets of the 20th century. Neruda won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971. More than 35 volumes of his work are presently available in English. Ferris Cook created Remembered Gardens for Bulfinch Press (Spring 1993). She is an illustrator, editor, and writer with two other garden volumes to her credit. Ken Krabbenhoft is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Literature at NYUniversity (and Ferris Cook's husband).

Product Details
ISBN: 9780821220801
ISBN-10: 0821220802
Publisher: Bulfinch
Publication Date: May 1st, 1994
Pages: 152
Language: English

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