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  • Pablo Neruda was born on July 12, 1904, in Parral, Chile, the son of a railway employee and a teacher. His mother died shortly after his birth. Resources from and the paint a general picture of the life of the great poet. In Spanish, the University of Chile presents, on its , the different life stages of the poet, with a collection of photographs. Using these sources, and in particular, the Neruda biography available through the , answer the biographical questions, below.

    New York Times Book Review critic Selden Rodman, in the EDSITEment-reviewed resource , said, “No writer of world renown is perhaps so little known to North Americans as Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.” As unknown as he may be, Neruda has been praised as the greatest Spanish-speaking poet of his lifetime. An interview with the poet in Spanish is available through the University of Chile. You can use this to learn more about the poet and his creative process. You can also hear the poet some of his most famous poems in Spanish on this page from the same site. Finally, with the help of and page from the Nobel website, answer the following questions about Neruda:

  • Twenty years after my first class at Casa Hispana, I began my translation of Pablo Neruda's "100 Sonnets of Love," a collection of sonnets written to Neruda's wife Matilde. Each one of these poems is a flash of light, a lightning strike of love.

    Pablo Neruda's poem, "The Me Bird," is the Chilean writer's ode to a "bird of a single feather." The words are gorgeous enough, but Brazilian design a...

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    Pablo Neruda (1904-1973), whose real name is Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto, was born on 12 July, 1904, in the town of Parral in Chile. His father was a railway employee and his mother, who died shortly after his birth, a teacher. Some years later his father, who had then moved to the town of Temuco, remarried doña Trinidad Candia Malverde. The poet spent his childhood and youth in Temuco, where he also got to know Gabriela Mistral, head of the girls' secondary school, who took a liking to him..
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    Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) was a Chilean poet and diplomat. Many have praised him as the greatest poet of the Spanish language of our time. Few English speakers have been able to recognize his work because most of his work has yet to be properly translated. He became recognized for his talents as a writer at an early age, having published his first work at the age of 13. As a young man he became friends with Spanish poets Rafael Alberti and Federico García Lorca and the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. Simultaneous to his career as a writer, he was a member of the Communist party and even an advocate for Joseph Stalin. He worked as a diplomat in Chile, Argentina, Spain, and Mexico. Two years before his death, Neruda won the Nobel Prize for literature.

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Pablo Neruda (; ) was the and, later, legal name of the Chilean and politician Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (July 12, 1904 – September 23, 1973). He derived his pen name from the poet . Neruda won the in 1971.