Primary Source Spotlight: Pablo Neruda

Pablo neruda - Presente

Poet Pablo Neruda was born as Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto in Parral, Chile in 1904. He is the author of more than fifty books, mostly of poetry and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. Learn more about this wondrous wordsmith by investigating the resources below.

Pablo Neruda reading his poem, Alturas de Macchu Picchu June 20, 1966 audio recording

Pablo Neruda image set

Pablo Neruda brief biography (in English and Spanish)

Pablo Neruda biography & bibliography Poetry Foundation

How the Library of Congress Helped Get Pablo Neruda’s Poetry Translated into English From the Catbird Seat blog July 31, 2015

Pablo Neruda in the Heart of the Library of Congress streaming webcast

Pablo Neruda in Translation streaming webcast

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